Robert Jay Lifton

Robert Jay Lifton, lecturer in psychiatry at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and distinguished professor emeritus of psychiatry and psychology at The City University of New York, is an author, a scholar-activist, and the recipient of many national and international awards and honorary degrees. Among his many books are: Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima (winner of a National Book Award), The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide, and most recently, Witness to an Extreme Century: A Memoir. He is currently working on a comparison of nuclear and climate threats.

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