Patricia Gherovici, Ph.D. is a psychoanalyst and analytic supervisor and senior member, analyst, supervisor, and faculty at Apres-Coup Psychoanalytic Association New York.
She is co-founder and director of the Philadelphia Lacan Group and Associate Faculty, Psychoanalytic Studies Minor, University of Pennsylvania (PSYS).
Her books include The Puerto Rican Syndrome (Other Press: 2003) winner of the Gradiva Award and the Boyer Prize and Please Select Your Gender: From the Invention of Hysteria to the Democratizing of Transgenderism (Routledge: 2010).
Most recently, she has contributed to Lacan and Addiction: An Anthology (Karnac: 2011) and The Literary Lacan: From Literature to 'Lituraterre' and Beyond (Seagull Books, University of Chicago Press 2013).
She has just published a new collection (with Manya Steinkoler) Lacan On Madness: Madness, Yes You Can't ( Routledge, 2015).
She is currently co-editing with Manya Steinkoler Lacan, Psychoanalysis and Comedy (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).
Her new book Psychoanalysis Needs a Sex Change: Lacanian Approaches to Sexual and Social Difference will be published in 2016 by Routledge.