Educational History PhD in Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology
MA in East Asian Studies, Stanford University
Andy's interest in Asian history and cultural studies led him to a Princeton-in-Asia teaching internship in Heilongjiang province in northeastern China. He later completed an M.A. in East Asian Studies from Stanford, where he was the recipient of a Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship. As a program coordinator at the Stanford Program in Cross-cultural Education, he directed the development of a high school curriculum unit about cross-cultural exchange along the Silk Road.
Andy Jen brings to the MAP program a wide range of teaching, administrative, and clinical skills that reflect his diverse experience in academic and professional settings. He graduated with honors from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and holds graduate degrees from Stanford University and the California School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles. He has traveled extensively throughout Asia, where he was a student at Beijing University and Tunghai University in Taiwan.
He completed advanced psychoanalytic psychotherapy training at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles, and is a 2005-06 Fellow of the American Psychoanalytic Association. In addition to his faculty appointment at Antioch, has a private practice in West Los Angeles.
Andy's other interests include creative writing. Although he has yet to publish his fiction, he has won scholarships from the Bread Loaf and Wesleyan Writers' Conferences, as well as grants from the Ucross Foundation and the Vermont Studio Center.