Robert McAndrews



Adjunct Faculty

Humanistic and Clinical Psychology
Saybrook University

Dr McAndrews is a professor emeritus from the Union Institute & University Graduate School and a current faculty member of Saybrook University. He has taught at the University of Colorado, the Union Institute & University, Saybrook University, and was a visiting professor at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan. His graduate education was from the University of Pittsburgh ( Masters in Public and International Affairs), the London School of Economics (social anthropology), Manchester University (Diploma in Social Anthropology), and Saybrook University (Ph.D. in Human Science). Dr. McAndrews has taught anthropology, sociology, psychology, international politics, qualitative research, critical theories, ethnographic studies, film, fiction and culture, and cross-cultural psychotherapy. Among several areas of current research, he has been studying the relationship between psychotherapy and culture and ethnographic variations, particularly multi-sited ethnography and autoethnography. Research on psychotherapy and culture included interviews with leading psychotherapists throughout the U.S., Europe, India, Japan, and in Buenos Aires, Havana, Quebec City, and Lima.

Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Clinical Psychology / Mental Health Personality Disorders
Creativity Studies Arts and healing
Diversity Cultural Issues
Humanistic Psychology
Psychology International Psychology
Media Psychology
Psychosocial Psychology
Research Design/Methodology Ethnography
Heuristic Research
Qualitative Inquiry
Therapeutic/Theoretical Orientation Psychoanalysis
Transformative Social Change Social Theory
Education History
Degree Institution Year
BA Psychology/Anthropology State University ofCalifornia at Northridge, Los Angeles, CA 1962
MPIA Public and International Affairs University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 1966
Post Graduate Studies - Social Anthropology London School of Economics, London, England 1967
MA Social Anthropology Manchester University, Manchester, England 1977
Ph.D. Human Science Saybrook Institute, San Francisco, CA 1979
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