VITZ, Paul C.

Paul VitzProf. Paul C. Vitz received his Ph.D. in Psychology from Stanford University (1962) and for many years was a professor of psychology at New York University, where he is now professor emeritus. Currently he is Professor/Senior Scholar at the Institute for Psychological Sciences (IPS) in Arlington, VA.

Dr. Vitz has published many articles and several books, the latest two being FAITH OF THE FATHERLESS: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF ATHEISM and THE SELF: BEYOND THE POSTMODERN CRISIS. His work has focused on a Christian/Catholic understanding of personality, counseling and forgiveness.

He lives in Manhattan with his wife Timmie, a Professor of French and Medieval Studies at New York University. They have six children and several grandchildren.