Jessica Benjamin

Jessica Benjamin is a psychoanalyst. She is currently on the faculty of New York University's Postdoctoral Psychology Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. She has made significant contributions to the concept of intersubjectivity in psychoanalysis and published several books on this and related topics, including The Bonds of Love: Psychoanalysis, Feminism and the Problem of Domination; Like Subjects, Love Objects: Essays on Recognition and Sexual Difference, and Shadow of the Other: Intersubjectivity and Gender in Psychoanalysis. More recently she has directed a project on inter-group dialogue in the Middle East for Palestinian and Israeli mental health professionals and written about collective trauma and witnessing.