George Makari

Director of the DeWitt Wallace Institute for the History of Psychiatry, Professor of Psychiatry

Weill Medical College of Cornell University

George Makari is a historian, psychiatrist, and psychoanalyst, and the Director of the DeWitt Wallace Institute for the History of Psychiatry and Professor of Psychiatry at Weil Medical College of Cornell University. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Rockefeller University and at Columbia University. His writings on the history of psychoanalysis have won numerous awards includng the Gradiva Award and the Heinz Hartmann Prize, and his essays have appeared in numerous venues including The New York Times, Cabinet, The Lancet, and The Massachusetts Review. In 2008, he published Revolution in Mind: The Creation of Psychoanalysis (HarperCollins, 2008), which Harold Bloom called "by far the the best-informed history of psychoanalysis."