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Roberta Satow

February 27, 2024

Roberta Satow ’66, Ph.D., is a practicing psychoanalyst in Washington, CT. She is a senior member of the faculty and control analyst at the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis. Roberta is Professor Emerita of Sociology at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. In addition to her non-fiction book Doing the Right Thing: Taking Care of Your Elderly Parents Even if They Didn’t Take Care of You (Tarcher/Penguin, 2006), she is the editor of Gender and Social Life (Allyn and Bacon, 2000) and she has written a novel, Two Sisters of Coyoacan (2017). Roberta writes a blog for Psychology Today ( She has been a contributor to ( and is a frequent contributor to Her new novel, Our Time is Up, is partly based on her undergraduate experience at Cal in the 1960s.

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