Lynne Layton

Lynne Layton

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Psychology
  • Ph.D., Comparative Literature

Lynne is a psychoanalyst and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology, Part-time, Harvard Medical School. Holding a Ph.D. in psychology as well as comparative literature, she has taught courses on gender, popular culture and on culture and psychoanalysis for Harvard's Committee on Degrees in Women's Studies and Committee on Degrees in Social Studies. Currently, she teaches and supervises at the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis. She is the author of Who's That Girl? Who's That Boy? Clinical Practice Meets Postmodern Gender Theory (Routledge, 2004), co-editor, with Barbara Schapiro, of Narcissism and the Text: Studies in Literature and the Psychology of Self (NYU Press, 1986); co-editor, with Susan Fairfield and Carolyn Stack, of Bringing the Plague. Toward a Postmodern Psychoanalysis (Other Press, 2002), and co-editor, with Nancy Caro Hollander and Susan Gutwill of Psychoanalysis, Class and Politics: Encounters in the Clinical Setting (Routledge, 2006). She is co-editor of the journal Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society, associate editor of Studies in Gender and Sexuality, and co-founder of the Boston Psychosocial Work Group.