Juliet Mitchell
Jesus College, University of Cambridge (UK)
4th European Feminist Research Conference
4a Conferenza Europea di Ricerca Femminista

Education and Qualifications:

1958-61: Undergraduate, St Anne's College, Oxford (Exhibitioner); MA, BA Oxon.

1962: Postgraduate, St Anne's College, Oxford (State Studentship).

1964-66: Research Studentship, Reading University.

1974-78: Candidate, Institute of Psychoanalysis, London.

1978: Associate Member - British Psychoanalytical Society and International Psychoanalytic Association.

1986-88: Membership Course, Institute of Psychoanalysis, London.

1988: Full Member - British Psychoanalytical Society and International Psychoanalytical Association.

1996: Member of the British Confederation of Psychotherapists

Main Posts:

2000-2005: Invited Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Florida, USA.

1999: Visiting Professor, University of Essex.

1999: Visiting Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, Yale University, USA.

1994-99: A.D. White Professor-at-large (Distinguished Visiting Professorship), Cornell University, USA.

1997-99: Visiting Professor: Central European University (CEU), Budapest, Hungary

1996-97: Visiting Professor: European University Institute (EUI), Florence, Italy.

  1. Lecturer in Gender and Society, Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge, England.

1995-6: Visiting Fellow: Social Science Research Unit, London University.

1971-96: Visiting Professorships at SUNY Buffalo; Washington University, St Louis; State University of California at Santa Barbara (three times); State University of California at Irvine, USA (twice) ); Stanford University, USA; Austin Riggs Psychiatric and Psychoanalytical Training Clinic, USA; Intercollegiate School of Theory and Criticism, Dartmouth College, USA; Washington Institute of Psychiatry, Washington, USA; Cornell University, USA.

Deakin University, Australia; Henry Luce Visiting Scholar, Yale University, USA; Sigma Chi Foundation - William P Huffman Scholar in Residence, Miami University, Ohio, USA.

1978-96: Psychoanalyst in private practice, London.

1976-78: Senior Psychotherapist at Camden Council for Social Services

1975-77: Trainee Psychotherapist: Paddington Centre for Psychotherapy, London.

1965-71: Lecturer in English: University of Reading.

1962-63: Assistant Lecturer in English: University of Leeds.


Named, Inaugural and Public Lectures Include:


2001: The Keynote Lecture, International History of Psychology Society, (Cheiron) Indiana University, USA, June.

2000: The Keynote Lecture, Division 39, American Psychological Association, San Francisco, April.

The Karl Abraham Memorial Lecture, Berlin Institute of Psychoanalysis, May.

Keynote Lecture, European Interdisciplinary Gender Studies, Bologna, Italy, September.

2000: The Supervision Master Class 2000, Confer, Tavistock Clinic, London.

1999: Freud Archive Inaugural Lecture: University of Essex.

Keynote address, Society for Social Issues in Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis, Columbia, NY.

Public Lectures in Yale (on Othello), to Gardiner Seminar, (and in Harvard and Cornell).

1998: Public Lecture: Royal Festival Hall.

1997: The Second Annual Lecture, British Journal of Psychotherapy, University of College, London.

Keynote Lecture: SUNY, Stonybrook, NY, USA.

Keynote Lecture: City of Bologna and Women's Centre of Bologna.

Public Lecture: Salerno University, Italy.

1996: Tavistock Public Lecture, Tavistock Clinic, London.

D.W. Winnicott Memorial Lecture, Regents College, London.

Enid Balint Memorial Lecture, Tavistock Clinic, London.

Public Lecture: National Film Theatre.

Public Lecture: Oxford Brookes, Oxford.

1995: Inaugural Lecture, Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex.

1994: The A. D. White Inaugural Lecture, Cornell University.


1994: The Chancellor Dunning Lecture, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario; The Marie Stopes Memorial Lecture, University of York, England; The George Woodcock Lecture, University of Leicester, England; The T. B. Davie Memorial Lecture, University of Cape Town, South Africa; The Chancellor's Lectures, University of Victoria, New Zealand; The Public Lectures, University of Melbourne, Australia; The Reid Lecture, Barnard College, USA; The Christian Gauss Seminars, Princeton University, USA; The Freud Memorial Lecture, University College, London; The Stengel Memorial Lecture, University of Sheffield, England; The Trinity College Lecture, Dublin, Eire.

Other Lectures given at Universities, Institutes and Clinics in Australia, Britain, Canada, Denmark, Eire, Germany, Finland, France, Holland, Hungary, Italy, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, USA.

Other Teaching and Examining:

1999: M Phil Programme CEU, Budapest, Hungary.

1997: External examiner, MSc, Psychoanalytic Unit, Department of Psychology, University College, London.

1996: Organizer and external advisor to the Specialist Registrar Training in Psychotherapy, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.

1996: I supervise/have supervised trainees of the British Association of Psychotherapists, 2000 Association of Psychotherapists. The Lincoln Centre; The London Centre for Psychotherapy; The Guild of Psychotherapists; The Arbours Foundation; The Philadelphia Association. I was a founder member and devisor of the educational programme of The South of England Society of Psychotherapists.

1996- Mentor for New Directions Program, Washington Psychoanalytic Foundation, USA.

2000 University appointments have involved both undergraduate lecturing, supervisions, seminars and Ph.D supervising and examining. Taught academic courses at Westminster, Roehampton and Addenbrooke's hospitals, The Anna Freud Centre, London and Institute of Psychoanalysis, London.

1988: Consultant psychoanalyst: Brisbane, Australia.

1984: Consultant psychoanalyst: Lima, Peru.

Current Academic Boards: Convenor of Secretary General's Working Party for the Establishment of Gender Studies in Cambridge University; Member of Board of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest; Honorary Member of the Board of Women's Studies, Yale University.

Editorial Boards: Winnicott Studies; Gradiva; Common Knowledge; Gender and Psychoanalysis; Liverpool Studies in Language and Discourse; PsychCritique; International Advisory Board of Signs, USA; Psychoanalytic Studies; The Humanities Institute, Stonybrook; USA; Journal of Institute for Psychological Study of the Arts, University of Florida; New Directions, Washington; Studies in Gender and Sexuality, New York; The Journal of Classical Sociology, London; New Left Review (1963-83).