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Roger Salerno


Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Sociology and Anthropology

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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


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

Salerno, R. (2017). Social Change. Bryan Turner (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Social Theory. Oxford, U.K.: Wiley-Blackwell. Vol n/a (Issue n/a) , pages not available. http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Brand/id-35.html

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

Salerno, R. (2016, August 2). Imagining Lacan Imagining Marx. Critical Sociology. Vol n/a (Issue a/a) , pages not available. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0896920516658942


Salerno, R. (2016, May 22). Left Forum. Capitalism and Loneliness.


He has written five books on topics ranging from urban alienation, crime, the history of American sociology, and contemporary social and psychoanalytic theory.Currently completing a book on te evolution of gender, boyhood and delinquency in 1920s Chicago.


  • National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis [none] , September 2010
    Professional association of practicing psychoanalysts. Holds yearly conference and seminars. Series of publications.
  • International Sociological Association , September 1995
    Professional association of sociologists.
  • American Sociological Association [Chair, Marxist Section 2012-2013] , January 1980
    This is an American association of scholars and teachers, which publishes a variety of journals and holds one annual conference each year in August. The organization has approximately 10,000 members.


  • CDFPT Appeals [Secretary]
    Desc: Assess and review faculty appeals.


  • Left Forum [Board Member]
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