Peter Rudnytsky, Ph.D.


Department of English
P.O. Box 117310
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
(352) 339-2288


Professor of English, University of Florida
Honorary Member, American Psychoanalytic Association
Candidate, Emory University Psychoanalytic Institute
Member, National Association of Social Workers
Editor, American Imago, 2001-
Co-Editor, Karnac Studies in the History of Psychoanalysis
Fulbright/Freud Society Scholar of Psychoanalysis (Vienna), 2004
Winner of Gradiva Award for Reading Psychoanalysis, 2003
Local Educators’ Award, International Federation of Psychoanalytic Education, 2001

History and theory of psychoanalysis
Freud; Ferenczi; Winnicott; British Independents
Object relations theory; psychoanalysis and literature
Private practice in psychoanalysis (beginning September 2010)

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern, State of Florida
MSW, Florida State University, 2008
Ph.D., Yale University, 1979
B.A., Clare College, Cambridge, 1975
B.A., Columbia University, 1973

Rescuing Psychoanalysis from Freud and Other Essays in Re-Vision (forthcoming)
Her Hour Come Round at Last: A Garland for Nina Coltart (forthcoming)
Psychoanalysis and Narrative Medicine (2009)
Reading Psychoanalysis: Freud: Rank, Ferenczi, Groddeck (2002)
Psychoanalyses/Feminisms (2000)
Psychoanalytic Conversations: Interviews with Clinicians, Commentator, and Critics (2000)
Ferenczi’s Turn in Psychoanalysis (1996)
Freud and Forbidden Knowledge (1994)
Transitional Objects and Potential Spaces: Literary Uses of D.W. Winnicott (1993)
The Psychoanalytic Vocation: Rank, Winnicott, and the Legacy of Freud (1991)
Freud and Oedipus (1987)

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