I’m a professor of psychoanalysis and gender studies at the University of Cambridge, where I established a Centre for Gender Studies. I’m also a professor at University College London, where I teach a graduate course on theoretical psychoanalysis.

I’m not a specialist. I’m what people call a polymath, which means I go across a lot of disciplines. The sorts of subjects I range in are sociology, politics, socialist politics and art. I’m currently working in the field of contemporary art, Louise Bourgeois particularly, and in English literature, which was my first degree.

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Woman’s Estate

Psychoanalysis and Feminism: A Radical Reassessment of Freudian Psychoanalysis

Mad Men and Medusas: Reclaiming Hysteria

Siblings: Sex and Violence