Curriculum Vitae

July 31, 2017

ALVIN G. BURSTEIN

 

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  Home:     7008 Longvue Drive, Mandeville, LA 70448 

Birthdate

  March 31, 1931

Education & Credentials and Honors

1950     B.A., Liberal Arts, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1958     M.A., Psychology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1959     Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1961     Licensed Psychologist, Consulting level, Michigan (# P 92)

1963     Licensed Psychologist, State of Illinois (# 72-55)

1965     American Board of Professional Psychology Diplomate (Clinical) (# 1894)

1970     Licensed Psychologist, State of Texas, (HSP) (# 64)

1970     American Psychological Association (Div. 2, 12, 39)
            Fellow, Division 2, 12

1982     Licensed Psychologist, State of Tennessee (Clinical, HSP) (# 875)

1988     Fellow, Society for Personality Assessment

1990     Fellow, American Psychological Society

1991     American Board of Professional Psychology Award for Meritorious Service

1994     Fellow, Society for Values in Higher Education

1994    UTK Chancellor's Teacher Scholar, University of Tennessee

1999     UTK Psi Chi Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher Award

2000     UTK PanHellenic Council Outstanding Teacher Award

2000    UTK University Studies Award for Contributions to Interdisciplinary Scholarship

Academic Positions

1959-60     Consultant, Chicago State Hospital, Chicago, IL

1960-63     Assistant Professor of Psychology, Acting Director of Clinical Training Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

1961-63     Consultant, Veteran's Administration Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI

1964-69     Professorial Lecturer of Psychology, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

1968-69     Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

1963-69     Director of Psychology Training, Acting Director, Division of Psychology, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1970-82     Professor and Chief of Psychology Division (1970-80), University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

1982-91     Professor and Director of Clinical Psychology Program, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

1987-2000  Convenor, Colloquy on  Psychoanalysis and the Humanities, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

1988-91     Director of Social Science Research Institute, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

1989-90     Associate Department Head, Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

1991-98     Chair, University Studies Program

2000          Professor Emeritus, The University of Tennessee

2000- 2006      Professor and Head, Dept. of Psychology, Southeastern Louisiana University

Affiliations

American Psychological Association (Chairman, Division 12 Membership Committee, 1962-63; Corresponding Committee of Division 50, 1967-68; Liaison to Education & Training Board, 1967-68; Visiting Psychologist Program, 1967-70; Fellow, Division 12, 27, & 39, 1970; Task Force to Revise Accreditation Criteria, 1968-72; Chairman, Division 12, 1977-78; Council of Representatives, 1981-82; Committee on Accreditation, 1980-present; Education and Training Board 1981-84, Chair, 1984; Committee on Employment and Human Resources, 1985-87, Chair, 1987)

Association of Psychology Internship Centers (Secretary-Treasurer, 1977-78; Chairman, 1978-1982)

Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology (Executive Committee, 1982-86; Chairman, 1984-86)

Southwestern Psychological Association (President, 1978-79)

Midwest Psychological Association

Texas Psychological Association (President, 1975)

Society for Personality Assessment (Fellow, 1988)

Society for Values in Higher Education (Fellow, 1992)

Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology (2000)

Editorial Appointments

1965-70           Consulting Editor, Journal of Abnormal Psychology

1970-75           Advisory Editor, Contemporary Psychology

Episodic           Editorial Consultant, American Psychologist

1978-83           Editorial Consultant, InterAmerican Journal of Psychology

1980-82           Editorial Board, International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine

1980-90           Editorial Consultant, Professional Psychology

1992-               Editorial Board, Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal

 

Publications

Books and Monographs

Bowden, C. L., and A. G. Burstein (1983).  Psychosocial Basis of Health Care (3rd ed.).  Baltimore:  Williams & Wilkins.

Burstein, A. G. and S. Loucks (1989).  Rorschach’s Test:  Scoring and Interpretation.  New York:  Hemisphere Publishing Corporation.

 Articles in Refereed Journals

Burstein, A. G. (1959).  “Primary process in children as a function of age.”  Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology.  59:  284-286.

Burstein, A. G. (1961).  “A note on time of first responses in Rorschach protocols.”  Journal of Consulting Psychology.  25:  549-550.

Burstein, A. G. (1961).  “Some verbal aspects of primary process thought in schizophrenia.”  Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology.  62:  155-157.

Chapman, L. J., A. G. Burstein, D. Day, and P. Verdone (1961).  “Regression and disorders of thought.”  Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology.  63:  540-545.

Chapman, L. J., D. Day, and A. G. Burstein (1961).  “The process-reactive distinction and prognosis in schizophrenia.”  Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease.  133:  383-391.

Burstein, A. G., A. Soloff, H. Gillespie, and M. Haase (1967).  “prediction of hospital discharge of mental patients by psychomotor performance:  Partial replication of Brooks and Weaver.”  Perceptual and Motor Skills.  24:  127-134.

Muslin, H. L., A.G. Burstein, J.E. Gedo, and L. Sadow (1967).  “Research on the supervisory process.”  Archives of General Psychiatry.  16:  427-431.

Burstein, A.G., A. Soloff, and J. Mitchell (1968).  “Psychomotor performance and prognosis of chronic mental patients:  An extension of the work of Brooks and Weaver.”  Perceptual and Motor Skills.  26:  491-498.

Miller, A. and A. G. Burstein (1969).  “Professional development in psychiatric residents.”  Archives of General Psychiatry.  20:  385-394.

Burstein, A. G. (1970).  “Chicken Little:  A game for group playing.”  Transactional Analysis Bulletin.  9:  7-9.

Dan, A. J., A. G. Burstein, and J. P. Naughton (1970).  “Income and outcome.”  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.  35:  153-156.

Singer, P. and A. G. Burstein (1970).  “Work as a therapeutic agent.”  Hospital and Community Psychiatry.  43:  235-237.

Burstein, A. G. and J. C. Kobos (1971).  “Psychological testing as a device to foster social mobility.”  American Psychologist.  26:  1041-1042.

Miller, A., A. G. Burstein, and R. Leider (1971).  “Teaching and evaluation of diagnostic skills.”  Archives of General Psychiatry.  24:  255-259.

Singer, P., A. G. Burstein, and M. V. Robinson (1971).  “The psychotherapy of work.”  Comprehensive Psychiatry.  12:  165-169.

Andrade, S. and A. G. Burstein (1973).  “Social congruence and empathy in paraprofessional and professional mental health workers.”  Community Mental Health Journal.  9:  288-298.

Burstein, A. G. and R. L. Adams (1973).  “Prognosis in schizophrenia.”  Journal of Nervous and Mental Disorders.  159:  137-140.

Burstein, A. G., R. L. Adams, and M. B. Giffen (1973).  “Assessment of suicidal risk by psychology and psychiatry trainees.”  Archives of General Psychiatry.  29:  792-793.

Schoenfeld, L.S., J. C. Kobos, and A. G. Burstein (1974).  “Continuing education:  A professional dilemma.”  Professional Psychology.  5:  1-2.

Burstein, A. G. (1975).  “The doctor as ethicist.”  Health Science Center Mission.  2(2):  4-6.

Laosa, L. M., A. G. Burstein, and H. W. Martin (1976).  “Mental health consultation in a rural Chicano community:  Crystal City.”  Aztlan.  6:  433-453.

Burstein, A. G., R. B. Barnes, and G. M. Quesada (1976).  “Training clinical psychologists in medical settings:  Ideological and practical considerations.”  Professional Psychology.  7:  396-402.

Burstein, A. G. and G. F. Lawlis (1976).  “Desirable psychological characteristics of medical students:  A convergent approach.”  Multivariate Experimental Clinical Research.  2:  173-187.

Burstein, A. G. (1979).  “Socialized psychotherapy.”  Psychotherapy:  Theory, Research, and Practice.  16: 428-431.

Burstein, A. G. (1979).  “What the (w)hole is hellism?”  The Pharos.  42:  31.

Burstein, A. G., S. Loucks, J. C. Kobos, and B. Stanton (1979).  “Psychological characteristics of medical students and residents.”  Journal of Medical Education.  24:  128-129.

Loucks, S., J. C. Kobos, B. Stanton, A. G. Burstein, and G. F. Lawlis (1979).  “Sex related psychological characteristics of medical students.”  Journal of Psychology.  102:  119-123.

Stanton, B., A. G. Burstein, J. C. Kobos, and S. Loucks (1979).  “The dean's letter of recommendation and resident performance.”  Journal of Medical Education.  54:  812-813.

Burstein, A. G. (1980).  “The virtue factory.”  Texas Psychologist.  32:  11-16.

Burstein, A. G., S. Loucks, J. C. Kobos, G. Johnson, R. L. Talbert, and B. Stanton. (1980).  “A longitudinal study of personality characteristics of medical students.”  Journal of Medical Education.  55:  786-787.

Loucks, S. and A. G. Burstein (1980).  “Affective ratio in Rorschach's test as a function of age.”  Journal of Personality Assessment.  44(6):  590-591.

Loucks, S., A. G. Burstein, and J. Gonzalez (1980).  “Concurrent validity of the Kent:  EGY scale in a Mexican-American population.”  Journal of School Psychology.  18:  78-79.

Loucks, S., A. G. Burstein, L. S. Schoenfeld, and J. M. Stedman (1980).  “The real cost of psychology intern services:  Are they a good buy?”  Professional Psychology.  11:  898-900.

Talbert, R. C., J. C. Kobos, A. G. Burstein, S. Loucks, and B. Stanton. (1980).  “Comparison of psychological characteristics in doctor of pharmacy students and faculty.”  American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.  44:  167-169.

Burstein, A. G. (1981).  “Curiouser and curiouser.”  The Pharos.  44(3):  14-15.

Burstein, A. G., L. S. Schoenfeld, S. Loucks, J. M. Stedman, and R. M. Costello (1981).  “Selection of internship site:  Basis of choice by desirable candidates.”  Professional Psychology.  12(5):  596-598.

Stedman, J. M., R. M. Costello, T. Gaines, L. S. Schoenfeld, S. Loucks, and A. G. Burstein (1981).  “How clinical psychology interns are selected:  A study of decision-making processes.”  Professional Psychology. 12(4):  415-419.

Burstein, A. G., and H. S. Wigodsky (1982).  “The system is failing, but the students are getting the F's.”  The Pharos.  45(2):  30-33.

Mohl, M.D., and A. G. Burstein (1982).  “The application of Kohutian self psychology to consultation-liaison psychiatry.”  General Hospital Psychiatry.  4:  113-119.

Burstein, A. G., and S. Loucks (1984).  “Manual para a Cotacao Integrativa do Teste de Rorschach: Sistema Burstein-Loucks,” (Trans., Aura Montenegro) Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciencias da Educacao, Universidade de Coimbra.  Textos de Apoio.  Serie A, n.o 8.

Burstein, A. G., W. Miller, and R. Warren (1984).  “Morals and money.”  Journal of Bioethics.  5(1):  41-53.

Burstein, A. G., and S. Loucks (1985).  “A comprehensive scoring manual for Rorschach's test.”  British Journal of Projective Psychology and Personality Study.  30(2):  3-16.

Whittemore, P. G., A. G. Burstein, S. Loucks, and L. S. Schoenfeld (1985).  “A longitudinal study of personality changes in medical students.”  Journal of Medical Education.  60(5):  404-405.

Burstein, A. G., and M. Bertenthal (1986).  “A note on everyday psychopathology and narcissism.”  Psychoanalytic Psychology.  3(3):  269-276.

Howard, A., G. Pion, G. D. Gottfredson, P. E. Flattau, S. Oskamp, S. M. Pfafflin, D. W. Bray, and A. G. Burstein (1986).  “The changing face of American psychology.”  American Psychologist.  41(12):  1311-1327.

Burstein, A. G. (1986).  “Practice settings: East is east and . . . . ”  The Round Robin.  2(2):  14-15.

Burstein, A. G. (1987).  “The virtue machine.”  American Psychologist.  42(2):  199-202.

Burstein, A. G. (1987).  “Distinctions meaningful.”  (Position paper prepared for the 1987 National Conference on Graduate Education in Psychology)  APA Monitor.  18(1):  37.

Loucks, S., S. Glass, and A. Burstein (1993).  “A preliminary validation study of selected PRF and DPQ scales.”  Multivariate Experimental Clinical Research.  10(2):  89-98.

Burstein, A., S. Loucks, S. Rasco, and P. Green (1993).  “Presenting complaints of applicants for psychological services.”  Professional Psychology:  Research and Practice.  24(3): 370-373.

Burstein, A. G. (1994).  “The more (things) change . . . the fewer the dollars.”  Appalachian Psychoanalytic Society Newsletter.  5(1):  5-7.

Burstein, A. G. (1994) "Muddled Models." APPIC Newletter, 19(1). 38-41.

Burstein, A. G. (1995).  “The more (things) change . . . the fewer the dollars.”  International Federation for Psychoanalytic Education, Collected Papers, Fifth Annual Conference.  165-167.

Burstein, A. G., and J. Gillian, (1998).   “Teaching Freud:  A lesson.”  Journal of Psychoanalytic Psychology.  14(4), 457-473.

Burstein, A. G. (1998).  "W(h)ither Clinical Psychology."  APPIC Newsletter 23(1), 3-4

Burstein, A. G. (1999),  "Robert Maynard Hutchins:  Public Intellectual/Tragic Hero.” Soundings, 82(1/2), 77-89

Burstein, A. G. (2000).  “Self Psychology”  Viewpoints, 10(1).  5-8

Burstein, A. G. and Barton, C. (2001) Very like a whale. Psychological Inquiry 12(3). 159-160

Burstein, A. G. (2001), "Doing the Splits: Dissociation and Identity" Viewpoints, 11(1). 6-9

Burstein, A. G. & Barton, C. (2001) Very Like a Whale. Psychological Inquiry, 12(3). 159-160

Kenna, C. & Burstein, A. G. (2005) Tellegen’s Multidimensional Personality Questionnaire in Violent and Nonviolent Women Criminals, Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice, 1 (2) 110-137.

Chapters in Books

Meyer, G. G., A. G. Burstein, A. C. Serrano, J. H. Gladfelter, and B. F. Beran (1971).  “Group psychotherapy and group dynamics enter the 1970's.”  In E. A. Spiegel (Ed), Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry, Vol. 26 (pp. 515-528).  New York:  Grune & Stratton, Inc.

Serrano, A. C., J. H. Gladfelter, G. G. Meyer, A. E. Riester, J. C. Kobos, R. S. Demski, and A. G. Burstein (1973).  “Group Psychotherapy.”  In E. A. Spiegel (Ed.), Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry, Vol. 28 (pp. 397-407).  New York:  Grune & Stratton, Inc.

Burstein, A. G. (1976).  “Psychotherapy for the poor.”  In J. Claghorn (Ed.), Successful Psychotherapy (pp. 189-196).  New York:  Brunner/Mazel, Inc.

Burstein, A. G. (1978).  “The benefits and costs of involvement.”  In S. Andrade (Ed.), Chicano Mental Health:  The Case of Cristal (pp. 111-114).  Austin, TX:  Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.

Burstein, A. G. (1981).  “Social and moral values in the health sciences.”  In T. K. McElhinney (Ed.), Human Values Teaching Programs for Health Professionals (pp. 187-188).  Ardmore, PA:  Whitmore Publishing Company.

Burstein, A. G., and S. Loucks (1982).  “Psychologist as a health care clinician.”  In T. Millon, K. Green, and R. Meagher, Jr. (Eds.), The Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology (pp. 175-189).  New York:  Plenum.

Burstein, A. G. (1987).  “Program evaluation:  Defining and evaluating quality.”  In B. Edelstein and E. Berler (Eds.), Evaluation and Accountability in Clinical Training (pp. 39-53).  New York:  Plenum Publishing Corp.

Burstein, A. G., L. S. Schoenfeld, S. Loucks, J. M. Stedman, and R. M. Costello (1987).  “Selection of internship site:  Basis of choice by desirable candidates.”  In R. H. Dana and W. T. May (Eds.), Internship Training in Professional Psychology (pp. 211-213).  New York:  Hemisphere Publishing Corporation.

Burstein, A. G., R. H. Barnes, and G. M. Quesada (1987).  “Training clinical psychologists in medical settings:  Ideological and practical considerations.”  In R. H. Dana and W. T. May (Eds.), Internship Training in Professional Psychology (pp. 250-257).  New York:  Hemisphere Publishing Corporation.

Burstein, A. G. (1990).  “Core elements in doctoral education:  A minimalist view.”  In L. Bickman and H. Ellis (Eds.), Preparing Psychologists for the 21st Century:  Proceedings of the National Conference on Graduate Education in Psychology (pp. 127-130).  Hillsdale, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. Publishers.

Burstein, A. G., and J. Gillian (1995).  “Teaching Freud:  A lesson.”  International Federation for Psychoanalytic Education, Collected Papers, Fifth Annual Conference.  (ed. S. Freidlander) 101-109.

Burstein, A. G. (2001) What’s Wrong With Psychology: A Freudian Interpretation. In Psychology: Themes and Variations (ed: Weiten, W.) Wadsworth, p528-534

Burstein, A. G. (2004) Mythconceptions About Personality Theory. in Psychology in Action, (ed: Huffman, K.)Wiley (in press)

 Reviews

Burstein, A. G. (1965).  “A review of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children.”  In O. K. Buros (Ed.), Sixth Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 843-845).  Highland Park, NJ:  Gryphon Press.

Burstein, A. G. (1965).  “Review of Ayres Space Test.”  In O. K. Buros (Ed.), Sixth Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 63-64).  Highland Park, NJ:  Gryphon Press.

Burstein, A. G. (1967).  “Consumer's report.”  [Review of Handbook of Projective Techniques].   General Psychology.  12:  68-69.

Fitzgerald, R. D., and A. G. Burstein (1969).  “Behavioral science, basic or irrelevant” [Review of Man, Mind, and Medicine:  The Doctor's Education]. Contemporary Psychology.  14:  181-184.

Burstein, A. G. (1972).  “Review of the Rorschach.”  In O. K. Buros (Ed.), Seventh Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 432-434).  Highland Park, NJ:  Gryphon Press.

Burstein, A. G. (1972).  “Review of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale.”  In O. K. Buros (Ed.), Seventh Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 786-788).  Highland Park, NJ:  Gryphon Press.

Burstein, A. G. (1976).  “Methodist pie.”  [Review of Clinical Methods in Psychology].  Contemporary Psychology.  21:  781-782.

Burstein, A. G. (1978).  “None there embrace.”  [Review of The Suicidal Patient: Recognition and Management].  Contemporary Psychology.  23:  88-89.

Burstein, A. G. (1978).  “The road to Camelot.”  [Review of Community Psychology in Transition].  Contemporary Psychology.  23:  520-521.

Burstein, A. G. (1979).  “Out of the past, thundering hoofbeats.”  [Review of The Anatomy of Change:  A Menninger Foundation Report on Testing the Effects of Psychotherapy].  Contemporary Psychology. 24:  128-129.

Burstein, A. G. (1980).  Review of Psychology and medicine: Psychological dimensions of health and illnessGeneral Hospital Psychiatry.  2:  83-84.

Burstein, A. G. (1994).  Review of Comparative Philosophy and the Philosophy of Scholarship on the Western Interpretation of NagarjunaSoundings.  77(1-2):  234.

Burstein, A. G. (1994).  “Taking the fall.”  [Review of Tragic Posture and Tragic Vision:  Against the Modern Failure of Nerve.]  Soundings.  78(2):  358-362.

Burstein, A. G. (1995).  “Relating to (Art) Objects.”  [Review of Museums of the Mind.]  Soundings.  78(3-4):  668-669.

Burstein, A. G. (1996).  Review of Religion and American Education:  Rethinking a National DilemmaSoundings.  79(3-4):  545-548.

Burstein, A. G. (1997).  Review of Freud Evaluated:  The Completed ArcModernism/Modernity, 5(1):  194-196.

Burstein, A. G. (1998),   Review of Rethinking College Education. Soundings, 81(1/2): 1104-1106.

Burstein, A. G. (1998),  Review of Death of the Guilds.Soundings, 81(1/2):  1107-1111.

Burstein, A. G. (2000), Review of Bioethics,Culture and Identity:A Philosophical Disease,

  Soundings, 83(2):1007-1009.

Burstein, A. G. (2000), Review of  Shakespeare and the Creation of the Human, Soundings, 83(2): 1001-1007.

Burstein, A. G. (2003) Review of Education in the Marketplace, Soundings, 86(1,2)

Conference Presentations

Burstein, A. G. (1975).  “Psychological aspects of pain and pain control.”  Proceedings of the American Institute of Oral Biology (pp. 35-43).  Palm Springs, CA.

Burstein, A. G. (1975).  “The psychology of the dying patient.”  Proceedings of the American Institute of Oral Biology (pp. 50-60).  Palm Springs, CA.

Burstein, A. G. (1975).  “The future of psychotherapy:  Fiscal and legal issues.”  Proceedings of the American Institute of Oral Biology (pp. 44-49).  Palm Springs, CA.

Burstein, A. G. and S. Loucks (1984).  “Burstein-Loucks scoring system (BLRSS):  Introduction and overview.”  International Rorschach Congress.  Barcelona, Spain.

Burstein, A. G. and S. Loucks (1986).  “Sense and nonsense on Rorschach scoring.”  American Psychological Association.  Washington, D.C.

Burstein, A. G. (1987).  “What's in a name?”  Proceedings of the National Conference on Graduate Education in Psychology (pp. 51-53).  Salt Lake City, UT.

Loucks, S. and A. G. Burstein (1988, August).  “The Burstein-Loucks Rorschach Scoring System:  Recent Psychometric and Clinical Developments.”  American Psychological Assocation.  Atlanta, GA.

Burstein, A. G., S. Loucks, and J. Shaing (1990, July).  “A preliminary Rorschach investigation of interpersonal expectations and drive.”  13th International Rorschach Congress.  Paris, France.

Loucks, S., A. G. Burstein, and B. Gertz (1990, July).  “Developmental changes in Rorschach responses of psychologically healthy children.”  13th International Rorschach Congress.  Paris, France.

Burstein, A. G. (1994, March).  “Current developments in the Burstein-Loucks Rorschach scoring system.”  Southeastern Psychology Association.  New Orleans, LA.

Burstein, A. G., and J. Gillian (1994, March).  “Teaching Freud:  A  lesson.”  Southeast Psychology Association.  New Orleans, LA.

Burstein, A. G.  (1994, April).  “Alan Rosenwald:  Memories of a Mentor.”  Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Asessment.  Chicago, IL.

Burstein, A. G. (1994, July).  “Narrative and being known.”  Society for Values in Higher Education. Atlanta, GA.

Gillian, J., and A. G. Burstein (1994, October).  “Teaching Freud:  A lesson.”  International Federation for Psychoanalytic Education Fifth Annual Conference.  Chicago, IL.

Burstein, A. G. (1994, October).  “The more (things) change . . . the fewer dollars.”  International Federation for            Psychoanalytic Education Fifth Annual Conference.  Chicago, IL.

Burstein, A. G. (1995, October).  "Psychoanalysis and Academic Psychology."  International Federation for Psychoanalytic Education Sixth Annual Conference.  Toronto, Canada

Burstein, A. G. (1996, April).  “Eros and the Classroom.”  1996 Conference on Values in Higher Education.  Knoxville, TN.

Burstein, A. G. (1997, April).  “Perversion in Higher Education.”  1997 Conference on Values in Higher Education.  Knoxville, TN.

Burstein, A. G. (1997, October).  “Magritte’s Fabulized Memory:  Truth or Toneypandy.”  Fifth International Conference on Narrative.  Lexington, KY.

Burstein, A. G. (1998, April)  "Radix Redux."  1998 Conference on Values in Higher Education, Knoxville, TN.

Burstein, A. G. and Greenberg, Neil (1999, January)  "Against the Grain: The Natural History of an Inter-disciplinary Faculty Development Program."  1999 AAHE Conference on Faculty Roles and Rewards, San Diego, CA

Burstein, A. G. and Bontrager, S. (1999, February) "Personality Characteristics of Women Murderers."    1999Conference on Narrative and Consciousness, Lubbock, TX

Burstein, A. G., Norman, R., Ramsey, B., (1999, April) Panel Discussion of We Scholars by David Damrosch, Conference on Moral Education in a Diverse Society, Durham, North Carolina

Burstein, A. G., (1999, April) “Ethnic Violence and the Narcissism of Small Differences”, Conference on Moral Education in a Diverse Society, Durham, North Carolina

Burstein, A. G., (1999, November) “Women Who Murder,” Invited Presentation, Hammond, LA

Burstein, A. G., (2000, August)     “Found Guilty,”  Wales, UK

Burstein, A. G., (2001, April) "Lewisolatry and the Corruption of Tinidril" Regional SVHE Conference, Greensboro, NC

Palin, F., Thomas, A., Eldridge, M. and Burstein, A. G. (2001, April) "Homicidal Behavior and Color Shading Responses on Rorschach's Test" SEPA, Atlanta, GA

Thomas, A., Palin, F., Eldridge, M., Bontrager, S. and Burstein, A. G. (2001, May) "Criminal Behavior and Mental Health" LPA, Baton Rouge, LA

Smith, J., Thibodeau, P. and Burstein, A. G., ( 2001, May) "Judging the Degree of Responsibility for One's Misdeeds" LPA, Baton Rouge, LA

Burstein, A. G. (2002, March) “Diffierence, Dread and Desire” SE Regional SVHE, Mercer University, Atlanta, GA

Burstein, A.G., Amadee, S, Kenna, C., Thibodeau, P. & Thomas, A. (2002, May)Women Criminals, LPA, Baton Rouge LA

Burstein, A. G., Loucks, S.,  Amadee, S., Kenna, C., & Thomas, A. (2003, March) Women Criminals II SEPA, New Orleans, LA

Dissertations Directed

Margaret Del Monaco, “An evaluation of the benefits of a companion animal to chronic psychiatric inpatients,” Department of Psychology, August 1985.

Nancy E. Brown, “A study of psychotherapy and divorced women's object choice,” December 1985.

Robin Shallcross, “The long-term effects of incest on adult female personality development,” Department of Psychology, December 1985.

Michael Bertenthal, “The unidimensional versus multidimensional approach to personality development and psychopathology,” August 1986.

Charles Jones, “Congruence of manifest content among three projective fantasy productions,” August 1986.

Ann Taylor, “Dual career couples and geographic transfer: executives' reactions to commuter marriage and attitude toward the move,” August 1986.

Joyce Cartor, “Loevinger's Ego Development Scale in well functioning college students,” August 1987.

Mark Zitlin, “Selected Rorschach indices of thought pathology in paranoid schizophrenics,” June 1988.

Karen Josvanger, “The relationship of depression to guilt and shame in high-aspiring women,” August 1989.

Laura Saxton, “Achievement, affiliation, and gender,” August 1989.

David Winecoff, “A proposed study of the mental life of two groups of high-achieving college students evidencing interpersonal differences,” August 1989.

Pete Young, “An investigation of the psychological significance of human movement and color responses in the Rorschach inkblot test,” August 1989.

Merle Bragdon, “Autonomy and masochism in women,” December 1989.

Bob Castino, “Predicting patient perceptions of psychotherapy session impact,” December 1989.

Mavis Bryant, “D. J. van Lennep, the four picture test, and male-female differences:  A failure to replicate Reiff's findings,” June 1990.

Pat Marterer, “Narrative expressions of identity and intimacy concerns in college students,” August 1991.

Charles Kimbell, “An investigation comparing the Rorschach "experience balance" with new indices based on the Burstein and Loucks categories of imaginal aspects and justifications,” December 1990.

Julie Shaing, “A preliminary Rorschach investigation of psychological conflict and interpersonal experience in felons committing crimes against people and against property,” August 1992.

Kathryn White, “Aspects of human content in the Rorschachs on high achieving college students,” May 1991.

Mei Wang, “Comparison of some aspects of Rorschach performance between Chinese and American normals,” August 1993.

Jean Schaid, “Affective components in Rorschach's test, the multidimensional personality questionnaire and early memories,” August 1993.

Doug Creveling, “Psychosexual character structure:  Convergence between experimentally and clinically informed assessment techniques,” May 1994.

Greta Hunter, “Some aspects of affect measurment on Rorschach's test and the multidimensional personality questionnaire,” August 1994.

Wayne Coursol, “Gender Differences on the Rorschach Test,” April, 1995.

Charles Ahern, “Reading acquisition in an amnesic boy:  Implications for memory theory and reading theory.”  Spring 1997.

Jodie Castellani, "The treatment of religious issues in psychotherapy: an investigation from the patient's perspective." Fall, 1998

Professional Practice

       1962-64       Clinical psychologist, Ann Arbor, MI

        1963-70      Psychoanalyst and Clinical Psychologist, Chicago, IL

        1970-82      Psychoanalyst and Clinical psychologist, San Antonio, TX

        1982-98      Psychoanalyst and Clinical psychologist,  Knoxville, TN

Literary Publications

Burstein,, Alvin G., Andrei Codrescu, Critical Survey of Poetry-American Poets, 2011, pp. 331-333

Burstein, Alvin G. The Sound of Silence, Dark Valentine, May 30, 2011

Burstein. Alvin G. The Crawfish Boil, Dark Valentine, June 3, 2011; Arterialgush, 11/2/2011; Louisiana Inklings, 2012

Burstein, Alvin G. How I Became None of the Above, Hippocampus, 10/1/2011; Louisiana Inklings, 2012

Burstein, Alvin G. Mourning After, Louisiana Inklings, 2012

Burstein, Alvin G. The Owl, LuLu Press, 2010; Amazon 2010

Burstein, Alvin G. A Dog’s Tale Flash Fiction Press, 2/19/2016

Burstein, Alvin G. The Smokers, Flash Fiction Press, 3/9/2016

Burstein, Alvin G. Bonehead, Flash Fiction Press, 5/18/2016

Burstein, Alvin G., Mimicry, Flash Fiction Press, 7/21/2016

Burstein, Alvin G. Alone At Home, Dark City Soul, 11/4/2016

Burstein, Alvin G. All That Glitters, 2017, in press

Burstein, Alvin G. A Shrink At The Flics, Monthly Movie Reviews on Psychology Times 11/2013-present