Dr. Barry Rosenfeld, Profssor, Fordham Univ. and clinical evaluator for Broken Laws, Broken Lives

Dr. Barry Rosenfeld is a Professor of Psychology and Director of the doctoral program in Clinical Psychology at Fordham University in New York City. He is also a member of the faculty of New York University School of Medicine and a Research Consultant to the Bellevue /NYU Program for Survivors of Torture.

Dr. Rosenfeld has authored more than 100 articles and book chapters addressing a wide range of topics including studies of the effects of torture on psychological functioning and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, malingering, risk factors for suicide and violent behavior, and medical ethics.

As a practicing clinical psychologist, Dr. Rosenfeld is board-certified in forensic psychology and is frequently retained to evaluate criminal defendants and individuals involved in civil litigation. Among the thousands of evaluations Dr. Rosenfeld has conducted have been numerous evaluations of the effects of incarceration and torture in a wide range of legal cases and across diverse settings, including criminal, civil, and asylum cases, both within and outside of the US. He has also evaluated numerous individuals suspected, and sometimes convicted, of terrorist activities, and has testified in court about a wide range of psycho-legal issues. Dr. Rosenfeld previously collaborated with Physicians for Human Rights in an investigation of torture in Punjab, India.

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