I’m a Psychoanalyst and Professor of History at Birkbeck College, University of London.

My research has explored various issues, questions and problems in modern history, politics, culture and the human sciences. I’m also interested in the history of psychoanalysis and the ‘psy’ professions.



Brainwashed: A New History of Thought Control

Psychoanalysis: A Very Short Introduction

The Pursuit of the Nazi Mind

Psychoanalysis in the Age of Totalitarianism