Andrew Shiva, Ph.D.

Andrew Shiva, Ph.D.

NMAH Board Member; Founder and President, The National Currency Foundation

Andrew Shiva is the Founder and President of the National Currency Foundation, a non-profit educational organization focused on the artistry and history of paper currency, including (but not limited to) engraving, individuals depicted on notes, and those who signed currency. The National Currency Foundation maintains a website, prepares exhibits for select regional and national numismatic events, and sponsors educational programming at select trade shows and conventions. Andrew is committed to increasing the digitization and public dissemination of NMAH’s numismatic objects and other collections. A clinical and forensic psychologist, Dr. Shiva was a Chief Psychologist and part of the Division of Forensic Psychiatry at New York University’s Bellevue Hospital Center. He was also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the NYU/Langone School of Medicine. Dr. Shiva is currently an Adjunct Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) in the Clinical and Forensic Psychology doctoral program. Academic publications include original research on both clinical and forensic issues (including but not limited to inpatient satisfaction with hospital care, psychological assessment, terrorism, and mass murder). He has also researched and published on United States paper currency. Dr. Shiva received his Ph.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University and a BA/MA degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Prior board service has included Lincoln Center Theater, the National Dance Institute, and the Jules and Doris Stein Foundation. He currently sits on the board of the John Jay College Foundation, the American board of the Batsheva Dance Company, and the Higgins Museum. He is the President of the Susan Isabel Foundation. Dr. Shiva resides in New York City.