Carlos E. Sluzki

Carlos E Sluzki is a Professor Emeritus of Conflict Resolution. He has held numerous teaching, service, and administrative appointments, including Professor at the School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution and the College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University (2002- 2014); Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine and Director of Psychiatric and Chemical Dependency Services, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, CA (1995-2002); Professor of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, Massachusetts (1984-2002); Professor of Psychiatry and Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco (1980-1984) and Director of Training (1976-1980) and Director, Mental Research Institute, Palo Alto, California (1980-1983). He has been Editor-in-Chief of the journals Acta Psiquiatrica y Psicologica de America LatinaFamily Process, and the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

Dr. Sluzki graduated as a medical doctor at the University of Buenos Aires. After completing his training in psychiatry and psychoanalysis, he moved to the United States and joined one of the pioneer centers in the development of the field of family therapy. In addition to his clinical and administrative career, he has been a strong contributor over the years to the fields of family dynamics and therapy, interpersonal social networks, larger systemic processes, migration and refugees, conflict resolution, and related fields. He has been advisor to the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court and to UNHCR programs, with research and advisory field work in Rwanda, Uganda, Kosova, and Liberia, and multiple publications, presentations, and consultations worldwide. He lives and practices in Washington, DC.