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Benjamin A Katz

Benjamin A Katz, Ph.D. is an incoming postdoctoral associate in the Klein Developmental Psychopathology Lab, in the Department of Psychology at Stony Brook University. 

 

As a researcher, Ben studies how individual differences in reinforcement sensitivity and environmental factors lead to the development and maintenance of mental disorder. His work has been supported by the Israel Science Foundation, the Schusterman Foundation and the Israeli Ministry of Absorption, and has appeared in numerous scientific journals. 

Benjamin is also a registered psychologist in Israel (license #: 27133124) with expertise in cognitive behavioral therapies (CBTs), acceptance/mindfulness-based therapies, fear disorders, mood disorders, and work with GSM (gender and sexual minorities). Benjamin has lectured widely, and co-organized professional conferences on the intersection of Orthodox Jewish and LGBT+ identities.