Linda Zener Solomon has a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Toronto in Canada. Dr. Solomon has been a Research Associate/Consultant at the Institute for Developmental Studies, NYU, the Joyful Heart Foundation (NYC), and the Office of Research and Evaluation, NYC Department of Education. She taught at Baruch College and Hunter College before coming to Marymount Manhattan. Dr. Solomon was instrumental in establishing a chapter of Psi Chi (the International Honor Society in Psychology) at MMC. Her research interests include helping behavior, gender roles, and mentor-mentee relationships. She encourages her students to become actively involved in either her research or research of their own. She co-edited a readings book in social psychology and has published her research in journals, such as Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin and the Journal of Social Psychology. She was co-author of the entry on ‘mentor’ in the Encyclopedia of Human Development.
B.A., University of Toronto
Ph.D., University of Toronto