Grandma Psych is written by Dr. Ruth Nemzoff. Currently a resident scholar at The Brandeis University’s Women’s studies Research Center, Nemzoff is also a former adjunct assistant professor at Bentley College. In her various roles as scholar, activist, and counselor she continuously endeavors to shed light on the fundamentally important relationships in people’s lives. Her wisdom and expertise on a remarkable range of topics such as family dynamics, gender, women in the workplace, communication, mothering, and Jewish education, to name but a few, is truly unique.
Nemzoff majored in American studies at Barnard College, and earned a masters degree in counseling from Columbia University and an Ed.D from Harvard University. Her experience as a Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, a grass roots organizer, a counselor, and as a professor have given her a remarkable breadth of skill and knowledge.