Dr. Marti Straus Co-Authors Book

Lost Art of Listening Book JacketDr. Marti Straus, Professor in the PsyD in Clinical Psychology program in New England, has co-authored a new edition of The Lost Art of Listening: How Learning to Listen Can Improve Relationships (Guilford 2021) with renowned therapist Michael P. Nichols.

“In this third edition of The Lost Art of Listening, Mike Nichols and I consider the profound challenges to communicating in our closest relationships,” Dr. Straus says. “We describe the impact of technology and social media on effective listening, and offer strategies for talking to loved ones across social and political divides.”

Dr. Straus has authored numerous articles, chapters, and books including, Abuse and Victimization across the Lifespan; Violence in the Lives of Adolescents; Adolescent Girls in Crisis: Intervention and Hope; and Treating Trauma in Adolescents: Development, Attachment, and the Therapeutic Relationship; and the highly acclaimed No-Talk Therapy for Children and Adolescents.

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Ari Banias

Antioch MFA Poetry Faculty Ari Banias’s next book, A Symmetry, will be published by W. W. Norton in October 2021.

Stephanie Molina ‘07

Stephanie Molina ‘07 (Antioch University Santa Barbara, MACP) is the program director for employee assistance at Cottage Hospital. She has recently joined the New House Santa Barbara Board of Directors. Read more here.

Roberto Lovato ’18

Roberto Lovato’s (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) memoir Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas was selected by the Los Angeles Times on a curated list of the Best Books of 2020 and recommended by SF Weekly’s Holiday Gift Guide. Read about Lovato and his work in the Fall 2020 Antioch University Alumni Magazine article A Revolutionary Life in Four Acts.  

Kierstyn Hunter ‘07

Kierstyn Hunter ‘07 (Antioch University Seattle, MA) is named VP for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer at Berkshire Community College. She most recently served as Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs at American International College (AIC) in Springfield, Massachusetts, where she previously was Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Accreditation Liaison Officer. She has held academic leadership roles at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont and Cambridge College in Boston. Hunter has extensive experience in humanitarian and advocacy work on gender, which she pursued in Tanzania, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Canada, and has developed efforts that led to system-wide changes

Tim Cummings ‘18

Tim Cummings’ ‘18 (Los Angeles, MFA) short story, Luke De Foncé Du Nuage, was published in Scare Street’s horror anthology Night Terrors.

Kim Steutermann Rogers ‘07

Kim Steutermann Rogers ‘07 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) published the article The world’s oldest known wild bird just turned 70—why she’s so special, in National Geographic; an essay My Old Friend, Wonder in Wild Roof Journal; and flash fiction, We Hadn’t Had the Best of Relationships, in Bending Genres.

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