The Editorial Board


Anna Fishzon, PhD, is a candidate at the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. She has a PhD in History from Columbia University, where she has taught history and comparative literature courses. She is the author of Fandom, Authenticity and Opera: Mad Acts and Letter Scenes in Fin-de-siècle Russia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). Anna is also cohost of the podcast New Books in Psychoanalysis.

Julie Fotheringham, LMSW, is currently a psychoanalytic candidate at the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis as well as a performance artist working mainly with movement improvisation. In her previous career as a professional dancer, Julie toured internationally and performed in Cirque du Soleil. She received her Masters in Social Work from Hunter College and also writes as a dance critic for Offoffoff.

Natasha Kurchanova, PhD, is in the Adult Psychoanalytic Training Program at IPTAR. She came to psychoanalysis from art history, having worked for several years as a scholar, critic, and curator. Kurchanova is an author of numerous articles for catalogues, anthologies, and such journals as October, RES: Journal of Anthropology and Aesthetics, and Ligeia. Currently, she contributes exhibition reviews and interviews for Studio International.

Emma Lieber, PhD, is a candidate at the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis in New York. She received her Ph.D. in Russian literature, which she has taught for the past several years at universities in the New York area. Her work has appeared in New England Review, The Massachusetts Review, and The Candidate Journal, as well as in many academic publications, and her current book project examines the Russian novelistic imagination from a Lacanian perspective.

Olga Poznansky, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who works analytically in private practice with children, adolescents and adults. She is an Assistant Attending in the Department of Psychiatry at Lenox Hill Hospital and is on the supervisory faculty of CUNY and Pace University doctoral programs in psychology. She holds a PhD in clinical psychology from the Graduate Center of CUNY, an MSc in psychoanalytic developmental psychology from the Anna Freud Center in London and is currently doing her analytic studies at the National Psychoanalytic Association for Psychoanalysis.

Sam Semper, PhD, LP, FIPA is a Member of the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR) and Co-Director of IPTAR’s Clinical Center. She is a Clinical Supervisor and Faculty in IPTAR’s Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program and an Instructor in the Respecialization Program. She sees adults, adolescents, and children in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy in private practice. 

Monroe Street, MA, is a psychoanalyst-in-formation at the Washington Square Institute in New York. Recent projects include an analytic study of sound artist Daniel Fishkin's work with tinnitus and an essay on hysterical desire in Willa Cather's novel My Ántonia, forthcoming in My Ántonia: A Centennial Study (Fairleigh-Dickinson UP, 2018). Street teaches writing and theory at the City University of New York.


The Advisory Board

Todd Dean, MD
Michael Eigen, PhD
Lillian Ferrari, LCSW
Michael Garfinkle, PhD
Jill Gentile, PhD
Patricia Gherovici, PhD
Peter Gillespie, LCSW
Claudia Heilbrunn, MA
Yianna Ioannou, PhD
Michael Klein, PhD
David Lichtenstein, PhD
Victoria Malkin, PhD, LP
Kerry Moore, PhD
Donald Moss, MD
Orna Ophir, PhD
Ricardo Rieppi, PhD
Hunter Robinson Efrat, MA
Jared Russell, PhD
Marcus Silverman, MA, LP
Manya Steinkoler, PhD
Aleksandra Wagner, PhD
Jamieson Webster, PhD
Hannah Weiss, MA, LPC


Images used courtesy of artists, Shelley Himmelstein, Evan Reehl Ryer, Peter Sacks, Coleen Fitzgibbon, and Alexandra Dementieva. Reproduction rights of the images, SMN, Unseen Matter, Necessity (Mandela), Girl on Ludlow, and Alien Spaces, are limited to reference purposes for the journal, downloaded or printed. For permission to use elsewhere, digital or printed, contact artists through their personal websites.