Highly respected and regarded in the field of psychology, Dr. Florence Denmark-Wesner has taught generations of students for more than 50 years. In addition to being a professor, Dr. Denmark-Wesner is also an accomplished author, whose books delve into such topics as violence, discrimination and female autonomy.
Dr. Denmark-Wesner began teaching at the City University of New York in 1969. She has worked on both the Queens campus and the New York City campus. She has also served as the Robert Scott Pace Distinguished professor of psychology at Pace University since 1988.
To prepare for a career in psychology, Dr. Denmark-Wesner earned an AB from the University of Pennsylvania in 1952. She continued to earn an AM and then a PhD from the same institution. Additionally, Dr. Denmark-Wesner has received Doctor of Humane Letters from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, Cedar Crest College, the Illinois School of Professional Psychology and Allegheny College. Dr. Denmark-Wesner recently organized, lectured and spoke at the International Counsel of Psychologists in July 2017, which was held in New York. Additionally, the 3rd edition of the “Hand Book of Psychology of Women” that she co-edited with Michele Paludi PhD will be out in 2017.