Faye Walkenfeld, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Behavioral Science

Associate Professor of Psychology

School of Health Sciences

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Faye Walkenfeld, PhD is Chair of the Department of Behavioral Science and Associate Professor of Psychology within the School of Health Sciences of Touro College. Dr. Fried-Walkenfeld received her PhD in Developmental Psychology from the City University of New York, and is a licensed psychologist in New York State, where she has had a long and distinguished private practice.

Areas of Expertise

Development, parenting, attachment, memory, cognitive development, and religious and cultural identity


  • B.A., Psychology, Brooklyn College, CUNY
  • Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Recent Publications

Stern, B & Walkenfeld, F. F. (2012). The Akeres Habayis: Changing times, redefined roles. The Klal Perspectives Journal: A Forum for Discussion of Challenges Facing the Torah Community, Winter 2012, 1(12)39-42.

In The News

Touro gets $1.6M to fight opioid crisis, New York Amsterdam News

Review of the shame borne in silence: spouse abuse in the Jewish community, Jewish Action

Briendy Stern and Dr. Frimi Faye Walkenfeld, The Klal Perspectives Journal