Sergio Benvenuto is a psychoanalyst and philosopher. He is Senior Researcher at the Institute for Sciences and Technologies of Cognition of the Italian Council for Scientific Research (ISTC-CNR) in Rome and editor-in-chief of the European Journal of Psychoanalysis, which he founded in 1995. He teaches psychoanalytic clinical practice in several institutes in Naples, Kiev, Moscow, and Mexico City and has authored books and papers translated into several languages, including: Mechta Lacana (Dream Lacan) in Russian (2006); with A. Molino, In Freud's Tracks (2008); Accidia: La passione dell'indifferenza (Sloth: The Passion of Indifference, 2008); and La gelosia (Jealousy, 2011). His book What Are Perversions? Sexuality, Ethics, Psychoanalysis has been translated into English (2016).
Jeffrey Berman is Distinguished Teaching Professor of English at the University at Albany. His most recent book, co-authored with Paul Mosher, Confidentiality and Its Discontents: Dilemmas of Privacy in Psychotherapy (2015), received the American Psychoanalytic Association's 2017 Courage to Dream Book Prize. He is an Honorary Member of the American Psychoanalytic Association.
Steven Groarke is Professor of Social Thought at the University of Roehampton and a member of the British Psycho-Analytical Society. He teaches at the Institute of Psychoanalysis in London, is Honorary Senior Research Associate at University College London, and is a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis. He works as a psychoanalyst in private practice in London.
Todd McGowan teaches theory and film at the University of Vermont. He is the author of Enjoying What We Don't Have (2013), Capitalism and Desire: The Psychic Cost of Free Markets [End Page 119] (2016), and, most recently, Only a Joke Can Save Us: A Theory of Comedy (2017), among other works.
Adele Tutter, M.D., Ph.D. is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, and faculty, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research and the New York Psychoanalytic Institute. Her interdisciplinary scholarship has been recognized with the CORST, Menninger, and Ticho Prizes, among others. She is the author of Dream House: An Intimate Portrait of the Philip Johnson Glass House (2015); the co-editor, with Léon Wurmser, of Grief and its Transcendence: Memory, Identity, Creativity (2016); and the editor of The Muse: Psychoanalytic Explorations of Creative Inspiration (2017). She sits on the editorial board of The International Journal of Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalytic Quarterly, Psychoanalytic Inquiry, and American Imago. She is in private practice in Manhattan.
Hannah Zeavin is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University. Her research examines the interwoven relationship between the history of mental sciences and the history of the media. Her dissertation, "The Communication Cure: Tele-Therapy 1890–2017," is a transnational history that traces efforts to expand the definition of psychodynamic therapy, and access to it, through communication technologies across the long twentieth century. She has served as Managing Editor of Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, and Technoscience and as Assistant Editor of Public Culture and Public Books. [End Page 120]