Visiting academic staff
Professor Judith Butler
Visiting Professor for the MA Psychosocial Studies
Maxine Elliott Professor of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature, University of California – Berkeley.
Research interests: feminism, philosophy, comparative literature.
Dr Keith Kahn-Harris
Honorary Research Fellow
Research Interests: Sociology of religion, Popular music, Jewish studies, ethnicity/race, dialogue, transgression, youth culture.
Professor Ian Parker
Co-Director Discourse Unit (www.discourseunit.com), member of Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research, London Society of the New Lacanian School, College of Psychoanalysts – UK.
Research Interests: Psychoanalysis, Marxism, social theory, critical psychology.
Dr Bahar Tanyas
Professor Erica Burman
Co-director of the Discourse Unit (www.discourseunit.com), Group Analyst - Member of the Institute of Group Analysis, College of Psychoanalysts, British Psychological Society, and from 1 May 2013 taking up a position as Professor of Education at Manchester University.
Research interests: critical theories of development and education; feminist theory and activism; childhood, fantasy and memory