Bob Samuels

Bob Samuels

Bob Samuels began working at RISD in May 2020 after serving as director of the Counseling Center at the University of Rhode Island for 12 years. Prior to that he worked at Brown University, first as assistant director of Psychological Services and then as associate dean in the Office of Student Life. He earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Princeton University and both his master’s degree and PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is a member of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, the American Psychological Association and the American Association of Black Psychologists.