Drew Westen, author of the bestselling book, “The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation“, has confirmed his presence at the XV EAPC Conference “Emotions in Politics and Campaigning“, from May 7 to 8, 2010, in Vienna.
Drew Westen, Ph.D. is a clinical, personality, and political psychologist, and Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University. He has formerly taught at the University of Michigan, Harvard Medical School, and Boston University.
Dr. Westen is the author of three books and over 150 scholarly articles. He is a frequent commentator on radio, television, and in print, including appearances on CNNs The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, American Morning, Hardball, Anderson Cooper 360, the CBS Evening News, Good Morning America, PBS, NPR, and BBC and CBC radio and television.
He has advised a range of candidates and organizations, from presidential and congressional campaigns to major progressive organizations, to Fortune 500 companies. Dr. Westen has consulted to organizations and individuals for over 20 years.