Samuel Juni

Professor of Applied Psychology

Samuel Juni

Phone: (212) 998-5548

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Dr. Juni serves as Professor in the Department of Applied Psychology at New York University. His academic focuses on aberrant behavior across the cultural, ethnic, and religious spectrums is founded on psychometric methodology and based on a psychodynamic psychopathology perspective.

A foremost expert in Differential Diagnostics, he heads a number of research teams investigating issues at the intersection of psychopathology and personality adjustment. Research areas investigated in his lab typically include: Psychometrics, Projective Testing, and Social Behavior. Instruments are developed and validated as part of the projects. Recent studies relate to Marital Satisfaction, Racial Identity, Inter-Ethnic Propaganda Methods, Cross-Cultural Conflict Resolution, Emotional Intelligence, Ego Functioning, Defense Mechanism Dynamics, and Lying/Cheating. Each study involves parallel efforts in theory construction, and entails empirical data collection from normative and clinical populations.

Since 2009, Professor Juni has been directing our Graduate Program in Tel Aviv titled Cross-Cultural Group Dynamics in Stressful Environments, where he teaches Cross-Cultural Counseling and Group Dynamics during May and June. A joint project with Israeli academic and mental health specialists focuses on dissonant factors and tensions in the Arab-Israeli conflict and those within the Orthodox Jewish community.