Lloyd deMause is director of The
Institute for Psychohistory, which is in New York City and has 17
branches in various countries. He is editor of The Journal of
Psychohistory and president of the International Psychohistorical
Association. He graduated from Columbia College and did his
post-graduate training in political science at Columbia University and
in psychoanalysis at the National Psychological Association for
Psychoanalysis. He has taught psychohistory at the City University of
New York and the New York Center for Psychoanalytic Training, is a
member of the Society for Psychoanalytic Training, and has lectured
widely in Europe and America.
He has published over 80 scholarly articles
in such periodicals as The Nation, Psychology Today,
The Guardian, The Journal of Psychoanalytic Anthropology,
The Journal of Psychohistory, and others. He is on the editorial
board of Familiendynamik, The International Journal of
Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Medicine and Mentalities/Mentalites.
His books include The History of Childhood, A Bibliography of
Psychohistory, The New Psychohistory, Jimmy Carter and
American Fantasy, Foundations of Psychohistory,
Reaganís America and The Emotional Life of Nations
(forthcoming). His work has been translated into nine languages.