Ellsworth Lapham Fersch, PhD, JD

Lecturer on Psychology, Harvard Medical School
Ellsworth Fersch is a forensic psychologist. For many years, he has taught large lecture and smaller discussion courses in psychology, law, criminology, ethics, and the professions at the Harvard Extension and Summer Schools, the Harvard Medical School, Harvard College, and at other nearby colleges and universities. He has served as an academic and co-curricular adviser at Harvard College. He is both a licensed attorney and a licensed psychologist in Massachusetts. In 1996, he received the Petra T. Shattuck Excellence in Teaching Award, and in 2004 he was honored for twenty-five years of teaching in Extension.


  • PhD Harvard University
  • JD Harvard University