Elliot Jurist, Ph.D., Ph.D. is professor of psychology and philosophy at the Graduate Center and The City College of New York, CUNY.  From 2004 to 2013, he was the director of the doctoral program in clinical psychology at CUNY. From 2008 to 2018, he was the editor of Psychoanalytic Psychology, the journal of APA Division 39. He is also the editor of a book series, Psychoanalysis and Psychological Science, by Guilford Publications, and author of a book in the series, Minding Emotions: Cultivating Mentalization in Psychotherapy, by the same publisher (the book has been translated into Italian, will be translated into Chinese and Spanish, and was named best theoretical book in 2009 by the American Board and Academy of Psychoanalysis).  
He is the author of Beyond Hegel and Nietzsche: Philosophy, Culture and Agency (MIT Press, 2000) and co-author with Peter Fonagy, George Gergely and Mary Target of Affect Regulation, Mentalization and the Development of the Self (Other Press, 2002), the latter of which has been translated into five languages and won two awards.  He is also the co-editor of Mind to Mind: Infant Research, Neuroscience, and Psychoanalysis (Other Press, 2008).  His research interests include mentalization and the role of emotions and emotion regulation in psychotherapy.
His research lab published a self-report measure, the Mentalized Affectivity Scale (MAS), which has been translated into 12 languages.  In 2014, he received the scholarship award from APA Division 39.  He is co-author with Norka Malberg, Jordan Bate and Mark Dangerfield of the forthcoming APA Publications book, Working with Parents Across the Lifespan: A Mentalization-Informed Approach.