Dr. Susan Lipkins, a psychologist for twenty five years, is a leading authority in campus conflict and violence in high schools and colleges. She is an author and expert in the field of hazing. Lipkins has appeared on Oprah, Larry King Live, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Sky TV, The Today Show, The O'Reilly Factor, Good Morning America, CBS News, Inside Edition, CNN, SportsNet, Court TV and on over 100 other radio and television programs.
In addition, Dr. Lipkins has been quoted or published in USA Today, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post, The Daily News, Newsday, as well as many other newspapers, magazines and websites.
As an expert in campus violence and hazing, Lipkins has addressed audiences from the Key Note Address at the New Jersey Bar Association's Education Conference to the American Association for Justice's Annual Convention (2007). She has educated college students and administrators from Stonybrook University in New York to Amherst College in Massachusetts; as well as Greek organizations throughout the country.
Dr. Lipkins' book, Preventing Hazing: How Parents, Teachers and Coaches Can Stop the Violence, Harassment, and Humiliation, is the only source for psychological information on hazing. Written with clarity and passion, Preventing Hazing uncovers the deep roots of hazing, how and why it permeates schools, colleges, and communities, and what parents, teachers, and coaches can do to prevent it.
Dr. Lipkins earned her B.A. from Fordham University, and a M.S. in Early Childhood Education and Special Education from the Bank Street College of Education. She has a Ph.D. in School Psychology from Yeshiva University. Dr. Lipkins also graduated from Adelphi University's Derner Institute, receiving post-doctoral certification in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy.
Dr. Lipkins is a member of the American Psychological Association.