Dr. Roger Frie, PhD PsyD R.Psych.

Professor and Clinical Psychologist, Faculty of Education

  • Email: roger_frie@sfu.ca
  • Phone: 778-388-3089
  • Office: HC 102, Harbour Centre, SFU Vancouver Campus

Roger Frie is on teaching leave during the 2018-2019 year and is currently an Associate Member of the Columbia University Seminar on Cultural Memory.

Roger Frie is a registered psychologist and interdisciplinary scholar in history, philosophy and psychoanalysis. He has two doctoral degrees, a PhD in History and Philosophy and a PsyD in Clinical Psychology, and his research and teaching combine these fields. He lectures and writes widely on historical trauma, cultural memory and human interaction and additionally is a practicing psychotherapist and psychoanalyst.

He is author most recently of Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After the Holocaust (Oxford University Press) which received the 2017 Canadian Jewish Literary Award, the 2018 Western Canada Jewish Book Award and was shortlisted for the 2018 Vine Award for Canadian Jewish Literature. He is also editor of History Flows Through Us: Germany, the Holocaust and the Importance of Empathy (Routledge), which was shortlisted for the 2018 Gradiva Award.

* Podcast Interview (Not in My Family) .mp3
Discussing "Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After the Holocaust". New Books Network, January 2018.