Stephanie Brody, Psy.D., is a Training and Supervising Analyst at Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. Her book Entering Night Country: Psychoanalytic Reflections on Loss and Resilience (Routledge) was published in 2016. She is in private practice in Lexington, Massachusetts.
Julio Cesar Lemes de Castro is a senior researcher at the Laboratory of Social Theory, Philosophy and Psychoanalysis of the University of São Paulo, and a member of the International Society for Psychoanalysis and Philosophy (ISPP). After receiving a Ph.D. in Communication and Semiotics from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in Social Psychology at the University of São Paulo and in Communication and Culture at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Stephen Frosh is Pro-Vice-Master and Professor in the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London. He has a background in academic and clinical psychology and was Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Tavistock Clinic, London, throughout the 1990s. He is the author of many books and papers on psychosocial studies and on psychoanalysis, including The Politics of Psychoanalysis (1999), After Words (2002), Hate and the Jewish Science: Anti-Semitism, Nazism and Psychoanalysis (2005), For and Against Psychoanalysis (2006), and Psychoanalysis Outside the Clinic (2010). His most recent books are Feelings (2011), A Brief Introduction to Psychoanalytic Theory (2012), and Hauntings: Psychoanalysis and Ghostly Transmissions (2013).
Stefanie Hofer is an Assistant Professor of German in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Virginia Tech. She has published on contemporary German literature [End Page 109] and on cinematic depictions of Germany's struggle to come to terms with Nazi atrocities and left-wing terrorism. Her current research focuses on the role of autobiographical narratives in post-traumatic healing, including how writing enables one to regain emotional control in and over literary and figurative spaces of traumatization. Her work also examines the ramification of cultural artifacts in healing after trauma.
Roy Lacoursiere completed medical studies at McGill University in Montreal, then psychiatric studies at the Menninger Foundation in Topeka, Kansas. During his career, he did clinical work, teaching, and research at the Menninger Foundation, Colmery-O'Neil Veterans Administration Medical Center, and the Washburn University School of Law, and maintained a forensic psychiatric practice, all in Topeka. He is currently an independent scholar.
Solange Leibovici is an author and lecturer. She was an Associate Professor in the Department of Literary Theory at the University of Amsterdam, where she specialized in the psychoanalytic theory of literature and film, and has presented at the Dutch Psychoanalytic Society. She has authored numerous articles and book chapters not only on psychoanalysis, cinema, and literature, but also on autobiography and autobiographical fiction. Her most recent publication is Kijken naar een droomscherm: Over cinema en psychoanalyse (Looking at a Dreamscreen: On Cinema and Psychoanalysis) (Sjibbolet, 2016). [End Page 110]