Generic Profile Picture Luba Feigenberg, EdD, EdM


  • Adjunct Faculty, School Psychology Department


  • EdD, Harvard University
  • EdM, Harvard University
  • BA, Haverford College


  • School Climate: Assessment, Intervention, and Evaluation

Research and Practice Interests

  • School climate and social emotional learning
  • Research and program evaluation
  • Mental health and education integration
  • Systems change

Professional Licenses and Certifications

  • School Adjustment Counselor (Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education)
  • Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership (Institute for Nonprofit Practice)

Publications and Presentations

Weissbourd, R., Anderson, T. R., Cashin, A. C., Feigenberg, L. F., & Kahn, J. (2016).  Turning the tide: Inspiring concern for others and the common good through college admissions. Cambridge, MA: Making Caring Common Project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Weissbourd, R., Feigenberg, L. F., Anderson, T. R., Kahn, J., & Cashin, A. C. (2015). Leaning out: Teen girls and leadership biases. Cambridge, MA: Making Caring Common Project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Feigenberg, L. F. (2013). Annual report on program services.  Boston, MA: Boston Children’s Hospital Neighborhood Partnerships Program.

Ferrans, S. D., Feigenberg, L. F., & Selman, R. L. (2013). Rules of the culture and personal needs: Witnesses’ decision-making process to deal with situations of bullying in middle school. Harvard Education Review, 82(4), 445-470.

Feigenberg, L. F., Watts, C. L., & Buckner, J. C. (2010). The School Mental Health Capacity Instrument: Development of an assessment and consultation tool. School Mental Health, 2(3), 142-154.

Selman, R. L., & Feigenberg, L. F. (2009). Between neurons and neighborhoods: Innovative methods to assess the development and depth of adolescent social awareness. Developmental Social Cognitive Neuroscience.

Feigenberg, L. F., King, M., Barr, D. J., & Selman, R. L. (2008). Belonging to and exclusion from the peer group: Influences on adolescents’ moral choices. Journal of Moral Education, 37(2), 165-184.

Avery, M. W., & Feigenberg, L. F. (2007). Mental health first aid. Manual for early childhood centers. Boston, MA: Action for Boston Community Development.

Current Professional Leadership and/or Concurrent Work Experience

  • Consultant and researche

Prior Professional Leadership and/or Work Experience

  • Part-time Faculty, Tufts University, Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development
  • Research Director, Making Caring Common project, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Executive Director of Child Development, YMCA of Greater Boston
  • Assistant Director, Children’s Hospital Neighborhood Partnership Program, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Director of Research and Evaluation, Children’s Hospital Neighborhood Partnership Program, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Instructor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association
  • American Educational Research Association

Community Engagement

  • Speaker on social emotional learning for educators and parent
  • City of Cambridge Family Policy Council
  • Connected Beginnings Training Institute Advisory Council