Stephen Frosh

Stephen Frosh has worked at Birkbeck, University of London, from 1979, first in the School of Psychology and since 2008 in the Department of Psychosocial Studies, of which he was a founding member and first Head of Department. From 1982 until 2000 he worked part time at Birkbeck and part time as a clinical psychologist in the NHS. Throughout the 1990s he was Consultant Clinical Psychologist and (from 1996) Vice Dean in the Child and Family Department of the Tavistock Clinic, London. His academic interests and main writings are in the applications of psychoanalysis to social issues; gender, culture and ‘race’; and psychosocial studies. More details and a full publication list can be found at