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Robert Black

Robert Black

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Robert Black, DC, MA, is an Adjunct Assistant Professor who teaches foundational writing courses at the Center for Applied Liberal Arts, NYUSPS. A recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award in 2014, he has taught at NYUSPS since 2000. He completed the Certificate Program in Mindfulness for Educators in 2013 and in 2015 joined its online teaching team through Antioch University New England. Also in 2015, he completed the Certificate in Mindfulness Facilitation Program at UCLA’s Semel Institute. Following twenty years in practice as a chiropractor, Black has been a Learning Specialist at Winston Preparatory School since 2005, where, in his role as a Focus Teacher, he works one-on-one with learning-challenged middle and high school students and guides mindfulness practices in the classroom.

Currently Teaching

Cultivating Mindfulness and Compassion in Today's World

To counter modern-day life’s intrusions upon our attention and humanity, explore the principles and practices of mindfulness and compassion.

Writing in Stillness

Use meditation, mindfulness practice, and free writing to deepen the writing process, sharpen your voice, and clarify the story that wants to be told.