December 12, 2013
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Class Notes of the Month


Vida (Manavizadeh) Erdman, B.A. ’04, continues to work as an infusion nurse in outpatient oncology at Oregon Health and Science University. She participates annually in the REACH Community Development, Inc., Paint and Repair-a-thon in which she and other volunteers help seniors in the community stay in their homes by fixing them up. She also volunteers with a refugee resettlement agency and is going to be paired with a refugee family from Nepal as their mentor. Currently, she’s on a mission to try every ice cream parlor in Portland.

Steven Kuchuck, B.A. ’85, published an edited collection, Clinical Implications of the Psychoanalyst’s Life Experience: When the Personal Becomes Professional (Routledge Relational Perspectives Book Series, November 2013). He has a private practice in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis in Manhattan, co-edits the journal Psychoanalytic Perspectives, and is associate editor of the Relational Perspectives (Book Series) from Routledge. He teaches at several psychoanalytic institutes and lectures in the United States and abroad. More information about the book is available online.

Elizabeth Taras, B.A. ’13, is in her first year at George Washington University Law School where she is rekindling her love for caffeine and approaching challenging work with a positive attitude.

Share your news. Have you gotten married? Changed jobs? Been promoted? Started a family? Fulfilled a lifelong dream? Moved to a new location? Visit the class notes section of the alumni website to add your class note today.

This piece is from the December 2013 issue of e-News from AU.

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