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Muriel Dimen, PhD


Muriel Dimen, PhD, is Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychology, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, and Professor Emerita, Anthropology, Lehman College (CUNY). On the faculties of many institutes, she is Editor of Studies in Gender and Sexuality, associate editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues, and a founding board member and former Treasurer of the International Association for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. Her most recent book, Sexuality, Intimacy, Power, received the Goethe Award from the Canadian Psychological Association for the Best Book of Psychoanalytic Scholarship published in 2003. She has also written Surviving Sexual Contradictions (1986) and The Anthropological Imagination (1977). Her co-edited books are Gender in Psychoanalytic Space: Between Clinic and Culture with Virginia Goldner (2002), Storms in Her Head: New Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives on Breuer and Freud’s Studies on Hysteria with Adrienne Harris (2001), and Regional Variation in Modern Greece and Cyprus: Toward an Ethnography of Greece with Ernestine Friedl (1976). A Fellow at the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU, she practices in Manhattan and supervises nationally.