If you are interested in booking an appearance of Mr. Grinker, please reach out to Kyle Radler, publicist.



Dec. 28. “America Trends” with Larry Rifkin

Dec. 29. “A Fine Time for Healing” with Randi Fine

Dec. 29. “Stand Up! With Pete Dominick.” 


Jan. 18. “Shrink Rap Radio” with David Van Nuys

Jan. 25. UCLA, Department of Anthropology

Jan. 26. WHYY Radio with Marty Moss Coane

Jan. 26. San Francisco, CA
Booksmith, in conversation with Steve Silberman, author of Neurotribes

Jan. 27. WDET radio with Stephen Henderson

Jan. 27. WAMC’s “Roundtable”

Jan. 27. Miami, FL.
Miami Book Festival– co-sponsored by Books and Books, Coral Gables.

Jan. 28. “Autistic Me” with CS Wyatt

Jan. 28. Maplewood, N.J.
Words/co-sponsored by the Autism Science Foundation



Feb. 2 Atlanta, GA.
The Carter Center, in conversation with Gail Evans

Feb. 3. LitHub’s Keen On Podcast

Feb 3 Washington, D.C.
Politics and Prose Bookstore, in conversation with Kay Redfield Jamison, author of An Unquiet Mind

Feb. 4. “The John Batchelor Show” WABC

Feb. 8. Alain Guilot podcast

Feb. 8. “Late Night Live Australia” Radio

Feb. 10. George Washington University Book Launch, Elliott School of International Affairs

Feb. 16 Jupiter, FL
Els for Autism Foundation

Feb. 25. Chicago, Il. – Bookends and Beginnings in Evanston, Il/ co-sponsored by the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, in conversation with Jonathan Lear, John U. Nef Distinguished Service Professor at the Committee on Social Thought and in the Department of Philosophy.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roy-richard-grinker-jonathan-lear-nobodys-normal-tickets-135576933257

Feb. 26. “It’s Not Just in Your Head” Podcast


March 4. The Cosmos Club, Washington, D.C.

March 4. Rustin Center for Social Justice, Social Justice Power Hour

March 5.  “How do we Fix This?” Podscast

March 6. Post-Polio Foundation

March 10. Middletown Autism Center, Podcast

March 11. Peer Spectrum, Podcast

March 11. Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Children’s National Hospital

March 16. New books network, Science, Tech and Society channel www.newbooksnetwork.com

March 16. Dr Carole’s Couch, Live.

March 18. Rising Laterally, podcast

March 19. Hans Bogte lecture, Utrecht, Netherlands.

March 22. Celeste the Therapist, Podcast

March 24. Solace and the City, Podcast

March 25. United Nations NGO on Mental Health


April 2. Feel your Feelingz, podcast

April 8. Neurodiverging, podcast

April 13. Keynote Address: Hildebrand Foundation Symposium/United Jewish Appeal.

April 14. Traces Dreams/Australia, podcast

April 22. Ireland Newstalk Radio

April 23. Keynote. Middletown Center for Autism, Middletown, Ireland

April 30. Comcast International


May 4. Nostgmas.org

May 4. Lecture, Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

May 27. Gore Company D.E.I. Event


June 3. Full Prefrontal podcast

June 10. UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center magazine’s author series. San Francisco Commonwealth Club.

June 15. Florida State University webinar

June 16. National Institutes of Health Stigma Scientific Interest Group


July 17. KERA (NPR) radio. “Think.”


September 23. Grand Rounds, Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, NY.


October 8. Lecture, Association of University Presses.

October 12. Grand Rounds. Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Stonybrook University, Stonybrook NY.

October 15. All Autism Talk, Podcast.

October 18. Hyde Park Book Club/Seminary Book Store, Chicago. To attend, please use this link:

October 20. Autism and Neurodevelopment Disorders Institute, GWU.

October 21. GWU Alumni Association discussion.

October 22. Asperger/Autism Network (AANE).

October 27. Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland.


November 8. Jillian Michaels, “Keeping it Real Podcast.”

November 19. “Time of Death: Disruption and Regeneration During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” AAA conference, Baltimore. 


December 10. Lecture, Minnesota/Wisconsin Autism Society 

January, 2022

January 15. Keynote: State-wide CARD Conference Orlando Florida.


May 26.  Grand Rounds. UCSF, Fresno. Department of Psychiatry.

Invited Lectures (2006-2020)

Speeches and Grand Rounds: National Institutes of Health (NIH); University of Miami; University of Western Kentucky; Vanderbilt University; Georgetown University; Center for Neuroscience Research at Children’s Hospital, Washington, D.C.; Autism Speaks (NY); Brown University; St. Francis Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, NY.; Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis; Kyungjin School (Korea); Duk Yong Foundation (Korea);  University of Chicago; Florida Atlantic University; NYU;; Millersville University; University of Kansas; HSC Foundation (D.C.); Emory University (Marcus Autism Center), Ivymount School; Politics and Prose Bookstore (D.C.), Barnes and Noble and Borders (various lectures/signings), Magners and Quinn (Minneapolis),  Boston University; American Enterprise Institute; UCLA; University of Minnesota; Grinnell College; Duke University Medical Center; Bucknell University; Florida State University; Danya International; Queensmill School (London); Penn State University; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; University of Alabama; Florida Gulf Coast University, University of Aarhus (Denmark), Heimdal (Denmark), University of Mexico Medical School (Mexico City), National Autistic Society (England), Harvard University, Yale University, University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

Keynote Addresses: International Meetings for Autism Research; Action for Autism (New Delhi, India); Middletown Autism Center Annual Conference (Dublin, Ireland); Organization for Autism Research; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Book Fair on the Square, Atlanta; Green Valley Developmental Center (TN); Middle Tennessee Autism Society, Minnesota State Autism Society Annual Meeting; Community Resources for People with Autism (Holyoke, MA); United Jewish Appeal; Summit Educational; Vista Vocational Center; AUTEA/Bielefeld University (Germany); ACT Research/Simon Fraser University (British Columbia).

Published Works