Social psychologist Susan Newman has a strong platform in the area of family relationships and parenting issues, and is a recognized authority in this field as her media record indicates. She blogs about parenting and only children for Psychology Today magazine and is the executive editor Elder Care Solutions, a new newsletter devoted to elder care and caring giving issues, an off-shoot of the 23-year-old Work & Family Life newsletter distributed to national corporations, government offices, and major companies.
Newman has a Doctorate in Human Development with a focus on family systems; a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University. She is the author of 14 nonfiction books, several classics in the family/parenting field (list below), and was an adjunct professor at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. Dr. Newman specializes in areas that impact family dynamics, parenting and relationships. She is an authority on parenting skills, and only children, adult child-parent relationships, family traditions and values. She was a consultant to grandparents.com, a popular grandparenting website, and to Hasbro-Milton Bradley early developmental toy lines. She was a contributing editor to Mothers Today and Working Parents until the magazines ceased publication.
has experience in media promotion of every type: She has toured extensively for her books appearing on national and local television and radio including The Today Show, Good Morning America, 20/20, Larry King Show, NPR's Talk of the Nation, NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, ABC World News Tonight, CBS News, CNN News, CNN Airport Network, FOX News, Inside Edition, and more.
Her work has been featured in the country's leading newspaper syndicated columns and/or large city dailies (The Associated Press, King Features, United Feature Syndicate, Knight-Ridder, Newhouse News Service, Cox New Service, Gannett, USA Weekend, USA Today, The New York Times, NY Daily News, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Dallas Morning News, Philadelphia Inquirer, Los Angeles Times, and Cleveland Plain Dealer among many others) as well as in national magazines: Newsweek, Time, US News & World Report, Parenting, Woman's World . . . Her articles have appeared in Redbook, Good Housekeeping, Woman's Day, Family Circle, Parents and more. Her work appears on many web sites.