Paula J. Caplan, Ph.D. is a clinical and research psychologist, expert witness, activist, advocate, award winning playwright and filmmaker, screenwriter, lyricist, actor, and director. She received her A.B. with honors from Radcliffe College of Harvard University and her Ph.D. in psychology from Duke University. She is currently Associate at the DuBois Institute, and she spent two years as a Fellow in the Women and Public Policy Program of Harvard Kennedy School, both at Harvard University. She has been a Lecturer at Harvard, teaching “Myths of Motherhood;” “Girls’ and Women’s Psychological Development over the Lifespan;” and “Psychology of Sex and Gender.” She is former Full Professor of Applied Psychology and Head of the Centre for Women’s Studies in Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, where she also headed the School Psychology and Community Psychology programs, and former Lecturer in Women’s Studies and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. She is the author of 11 books, co-editor of one book, and author of dozens of book chapters and articles in scholarly journals, as well as of numerous articles and essays in popular publications. She has given hundreds of invited addresses and invited workshops and done more than 1,000 media interviews. She is producer of the social justice documentary films, Is Anybody Listening? and Isaac Pope: The Spirit of an American Century, which have won festival awards and been widely broadcast on PBS. Her current film, Execution by the Numbers, (executionbythenumbers.com), is in post-production. She received a Bronze Telly Award for her Listen to a Veteran! Public Service Announcement series.
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