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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


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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]

International Sociological Association

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


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