- Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy -Postdoctoral, Certificate Psychoanalysis
- New York University, School of Education -Doctorate of Philosophy, Counseling Psychology
- New York University, School of Education -Master of Arts, Counselor Education
- University of Michigan - Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
Katie Gentile, Ph.D. is Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Director of the Gender Studies Program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She is the author of Creating bodies: Eating disorders as self-destructive survival and the forthcoming The Business of being made: The temporalities of reproductive technologies in psychoanalysis and culture, both from Routledge. She the editor of the Routledge book series Genders and Sexualities in Minds and Cultures, co-editor of the journal Studies in Gender and Sexuality and on the editorial board of Women’s Studies Quarterly. As a licensed psychologist she is on the faculty of New York University’s Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and in private practice in New York City.
the journal I co-edit:: http://www.psychoanalysisarena.com/studies-in-gender-and-sexuality-1524-0657
Gentile, K. (2007).Creating bodies: Eating disorders as self-destructive survival. NY: Routledge.
Gentile, K. (ed.) The business of being made: The temporalities of reproductive technologies in psychoanalysis and culture. New York: Routledge. January 2016.
SELECT JOURNAL ARTICLES
Gentile, K. (2015). Generating subjectivity through the creation of time. Psychoanalytic Psychology.
Gentile, K. (2015). Temporality in question: Psychoanalysis meets queer time. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 15: 1.
Gentile, K. (2015). About being in time: Response to commentaries by Carolyn Dinshaw, Bill Auerbach, and Ann Pelligrini. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 15: 1.
Gentile, K. (2014). Exploring the troubling temporalities produced by fetal personhood. Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society, 19 (3): 1-18.
Gentile, K. (2013). The business of being made: Exploring the production of temporalities in assisted reproductive technologies. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, Special Issue on Assisted Reproductive Technologies, 14 (4): 255-276.
Gentile, K. (2013). Biopolitics, trauma and the public fetus: An analysis of preconception care. Subjectivity, 6: (2): 153-172.
Gentile, K. (2013). Bearing the cultural in order to engage in a process of witnessing. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 30 (3): 456-470.
Gentile, K. (2011). What about the baby? Baby-philia and the neo cult of domesticity. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 12(1), 38-58.
Gentile, K. (2011). What about the patriarchy?: Response to commentaries by Zeavin and Layton. Studies in Gender and Sexuality.12(1): 72-77.
Gentile, K. (2010). Is the old psychoanalytic story part of the problem? Invited response to Keylor and Apfel’s “Male infertility: Integrating an old psychoanalytic story with the research literature.” Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 11 (2): 78-85.
Gentile, K., Raghavan, C., Rajah, V., Gates, K. (2007). It doesn’t happen here?: Eating disorders in an ethnically diverse sample of low-income, female and male, urban college students. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention.15(5): 405-425.
Gentile, K. (2006). Timing development from cleavage to differentiation, Contemporary Psychoanalysis,42(2), 297-325.
Gentile, K. When the cat guards the canary – A new look at sexual boundary violations in psychoanalysis. Charles Levin, ed. Boundary Trouble: The Ethics of Psychoanalytic Intimacy in Relational Perspective, New York: Routledge. In press.
Gentile, K. Collectively creating conditions for emergence. In S. Grand & J. Salzberg (eds.) Wounds of history: Transgenerational trauma. New York: Routledge. In press.
Gentile, K. (2013). You don’t recognize me because I’m still standing: Exploring the impact of participating in action research with women survivors of domestic violence. In Raghavan C. & Cohen, S.J. (Eds.), Domestic Violence: Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis in Dialogue, pp. 171-199. Northeastern Series on Gender, Crime, and Law, Northeastern University Press.
Gentile, K. (2014). What about the baby?: Baby-philia and the neo cult of domesticity. In M. Sheehy (ed.) Women, mothers, subjects: New explorations of the maternal. New York/London: Routledge.
Gentile, K. (2014). What about the patriarchy?: Response to commentaries by Zeavin and Layton In M. Sheehy (ed.) Women, mothers, subjects: New explorations of the maternal. New York/London: Routledge.
Gentile, K. (2010). Purging as embodiment. In J. Petrucelli (Ed.): Knowing, not knowing, and sort of knowing: Psychoanalysis and the experience of uncertainty. London: Karnac Press.
Gentile, K. (2007). Resisting to survive or self-destructing to resist? The on-going paradox oftransformation. In M. Suchet, A. Harris, & L. Aron (Eds.), Relational psychoanalysis, Volume III: New Voices. Mahwah, NJ: The Analytic Press.
Strozier, C. & Gentile, K. (2004). The mental health response to 9/11. In D. Knafo (Ed.). Living with terror, working with trauma: A clinician’s handbook. Hillsdale, NJ: Jason Aronson
Strozier, C. & Gentile, K. (2003/2012). The experiences of two mental health professionals. In B.S. Levy & V. W. Sidel (eds.) Terrorism and public health: A balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people, pp. 114-116. New York: Oxford University Press. First and Second Editions
She has published numerous articles and book chapters on eating disorders, sexual and racial/cultural violence, intimate partner violence, participatory action research, and the cultural and psychic production of temporalities around trauma, annihilations anxieties, reproduction and fetal personhood. Her current research is on the use of the nonhuman in psychoanalytic treatment and on sexual boundary violations and restorative justice.
Integrating critical cultural, queer, and psychoanalytic theories of temporalities to better understand human and nonhuman subjectivities.
Psychoanalysis, trauma, and theories of temporalities and transgenerational trauma. She has been interviewed for stories in the New York Times, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, and other publications and public radio.