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Roger Salerno


Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Sociology and Anthropology

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    41 Park Row 1103
Office Hours

Spring 2015

Office Hours

Spring 2015

Office Hours

Spring 2015


Roger Salerno has had extensive experience working as a city planner and policy analyst. He has worked as a budget analyst for NYC as well as a director of a private community-based social service agency in East Harlem before completing his doctorate and assuming a full time faculty position at Pace. He currently teaches courses on cities, gender and social theory. He is a certified psychoanalyst and uses psychoanalytic theory in his research and teaching.


5 yeas postgrad psychoanalytic Training, National Institute for Psychoanalysis and the Psychotherapies, New York, N.Y., 2013

PhD, New York University, New York, 1983
Urban sociology and planning

Master of Urban Planning, New York University, New York, N.Y., 1975
Urban design and planning

MA, Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois, 1971
Urban Sociology


  • NYSED Office of the Professions, Psychoanalyst


The Chicago School as a Social Labortory
Salerno, R. (2018, November). A. Javier Trevino (Eds.), Cambridge , U.K.:Cambridge University Press. Vol n/a (Issue n/a) http://www.cambridge.org

Boyhood and Delinquency in 1920s Chicago
Salerno, R. (2017, February). Boyhood and Delinquency in 1920s Chicago.n/a (Eds.), No. It is a monograph.~~. Jefferson, North Carolina , USA : McFarland. Vol n/a (Issue n/a) , pages 250. http://mcfarlandbooks.com


He has written seven books on topics ranging from urban alienation, crime, the history of American sociology, and contemporary social and psychoanalytic theory. Forthcoming:
Fear City Cinema (2022).


National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis[none]

International Sociological Association

American Sociological Association[Chair, Marxist Section 2012-2013]


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