Dr Christopher Chamberlin
Christopher Chamberlin is a theorist of psychoanalysis and the history of slavery, with an emphasis on contemporary black cultural studies. He is the Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies at the University of Essex (funded by the UKRI) and is currently in formation as a Research Analyst at the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis in California. He was previously a Fellow at the ICI Berlin (Institute for Cultural Inquiry) (2020-2022) and the UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow in English at the University of California, Berkeley (2018-2020). Chamberlin holds a Ph.D. in Culture and Theory from the University of California, Irvine with graduate emphases in Feminist and Critical Theory, and serves on the editorial boards of Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society and the European Journal of Psychoanalysis.
PhD University of California, Irvine, (2018)
Journal articles (3)
Chamberlin, C., (2020). Desegregation and the retreat of clinical psychoanalysis. Journal of Medical Humanities. 41 (2), 243-257
Chamberlin, C., (2019). Racism is structured as a language: Sexual difference and the 1943 Detroit race riot. Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society. 24 (3), 239-259
Chamberlin, C., (2018). Affective Ankylosis and the Body in Fanon and Capécia. Studies in Gender and Sexuality. 19 (2), 120-132