Faculty

DIRECTOR

Noëlle McAfee
Professor 
(Primary appointment in the Department of Philosophy and secondary appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)
noelle.c.mcafee@emory.edu

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Steven Levy:
Bernard C. Holland Professor of Psychiatry
(Emory School of Medicine)
Training and Supervising Analyst
(Emory University Psychoanalytic Institute)

Robert A. Paul:
Charles Howard Candler Professor of Anthropology and Interdisciplinary Studies
(Department of Anthropology)
Director and Training and Supervising Analyst
(Emory University Psychoanalytic Institute)

Elissa Marder: Professor of French and Comparative Literature
(Department of French and Italian)

CORE FACULTY

Angelika Bammer:
Associate Professor, Comparative Literature 
(Department of Comparative Literature)

Chad Córdova:
Assistant Professor, French 
(Department of French and Italian)
Areas of interest: Melancholia, metapsychology, psychoanalysis and philosophy, and Freud

Martha Grace Duncan:
Professor, Law
(School of Law)
Areas of interest: Interpreting remorse and remorselessness, meanings of criminal behavior, functions of criminality for the law-abiding, and positive images of prison

Shoshana Felman:
Woodruff Professor of Comparative Literature and French
(Department of Comparative Literature)
Areas of interest: Psychoanalysis and trauma, psychoanalysis and testimony, literature/philosophy/psychoanalysis, Freud, and Lacan

Andrew Furman:
Professor
(Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)
Associate Teaching Analyst
Co-Director, Lister Society
(Emory University School of Medicine)

Elizabeth Goodstein:
Professor of English, Comparative Literature, and the Liberal Arts
(Departments of English and Comparative Literature)

Timothy Holland:
Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies
(Department of Film and Media Studies)
Areas of interest: History of psychoanalytic film theory, especially as it pertains to narcissim, pleasure, and identification; Abraham and Torok; the uncanny

John Johnston:
Professor of English and Comparative Literature
(Department of English)

Walter Kalaidjian:
Professor of English
(Department of English)

Steven Levy:
Bernard C. Holland Professor of Psychiatry
(Emory School of Medicine)
Training and Supervising Analyst
(Emory University Psychoanalytic Institute)

Valérie Loichot:
Professor of French and English
(Department of French and Italian)
Areas of interest: Fanon, Glissant, Trauma, and Colonialism

Xochitl Marsilli-Vargas:
Assistant Professor of Spanish
(Department of Spanish and Portuguese)

Elissa Marder:
Professor of French and Comparative Literature
(Department of French and Italian)

Noëlle McAfee
Professor 
(Primary appointment in the Department of Philosophy and secondary appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)
Areas of Interest: Psychoanalysis and politics, critical theory, Klein, Winnicott, and Kristeva

Claire Nouvet:
Associate Professor of French and Italian
(Department of French and Italian)

Chikako Ozawa-de Silva:
Associate Professor
(Department of Anthropology)
Areas of Interest: Cross-Cultural studies of mental well-being, subjectivity, loneliness, suicide, empathy; qualitative studies of contemplative practices; Japanese Naikan practice; compassion-based contemplative studies; religion and spiritual healing

Robert A. Paul:
Charles Howard Candler Professor of Anthropology and Interdisciplinary Studies
(Department of Anthropology)
Training and Supervising Analyst
(Emory University Psychoanalytic Institute)

Stefanie Speanburg:
Adjunct Professor
(Smith College School for Social Work)
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (affiliated faculty WGSS; PSP))
Director, Training and Supervising Psychoanalyst
(Emory University Psychoanalytic Institute)

Calvin Warren:
Associate Professor
(Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Department of African American Studies) 

Cynthia Willett:
Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Philsophy
(Department of Philosophy)
Areas of interest: Music, humor studies, and animal studies

Elizabeth Wilson:
Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies)
Areas of interest: Freud, Klein, Ferenczi, Winnicott, feminist and queer theory, and affect theory