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Peter L. Rudnytsky


Trained as a Renaissance scholar, Professor Rudnytsky’s current areas of specialization include Freud, the history and theory of psychoanalysis, and psychoanalytic approaches to literature. He is the author of Reading Psychoanalysis: Freud, Rank, Ferenczi, Groddeck; Rescuing Psychoanalysis from Freud and Other Essays in Re-Vision; and other books. His co-edited books include: Psychoanalysis and Narrative Medicine and Her Hour Come Round at Last: A Garland for Nina Coltart. He is head of the Department of Academic and Professional Affairs and chair of the Committee on Psychoanalysis and the Academy of the American Psychoanalytic Association.

Currently, Rudnytsky coedits two book series: History of Psychoanalysis, with Professor Brett Kahr, published by Karnac Books; and Psychoanalytic Horizons, with Professors Esther Rashkin and Mari Ruti. Rudnytsky serves on the editorial boards of The Psychoanalytic Quarterly, The Psychoanalytic Review, Psychoanalytic Psychology, American Journal of Psychoanalysis, and Psychoanalysis and History. Professor Rudnytsky is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Qualified Supervisor in Social Work in the State of Florida.

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