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Phyllis Chesler, PhD

Phyllis Chesler, PhD
Author and Psychotherapist

Phyllis Chesler is an Emerita Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at City University of New York. She is a best-selling and influential author, a legendary feminist leader, and a psychotherapist and expert courtroom witness. She has lectured around the world and appeared in the world media. Chesler has lived in Kabul, Afghanistan, and in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. She currently resides in Manhattan.

Chesler is co-founder of the still ongoing Association for Women in Psychology (1969) and co-founder of the National Women's Health Network (1974). She is a charter member of the Women's Forum (1973-74), and a co-founder and Board member of the International Committee for the Jerusalem based Women of the Wall (1989-2009).

Her fourteen books and thousands of articles and speeches have inspired countless people. Her books include the classic Women and Madness (1972); Women, Money and Power (1976); About Men (1978); With Child: A Diary of Motherhood (1979); Mothers on Trial: The Battle for Children and Custody (1986); Letters to a Young Feminist (1998); Woman's Inhumanity to Woman (2002); Women of the Wall: Claiming Sacred Ground at Judaism's Holy Site (2002); The New Anti-Semitism. The Current Crisis and What We Must Do About It (2003); The Death of Feminism. What's Next in the Struggle for Women's Freedom (2005).  In 2009 she published a new edition of Woman’s Inhumanity to Woman, and in 2011 she published a Twenty Fifth Anniversary edition of Mother on Trial with eight new chapters. Her works have been translated into many European languages and into Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Hebrew.

In 2009 and 2010, Chesler published two pioneering academic studies on honor killings and an academic article about the burqa in Middle East Quarterly. A third study about honor killings is currently in press. Since 9/11, Chesler has focused on the rights of women, dissidents, and gays in the Islamic world; on anti-Semitism; the psychology of terrorism; the nature of propaganda, and honor-related violence.

Chesler has been published, interviewed, and reviewed in the major mainstream media. She has appeared on CNN, The Today Show, Oprah, NPR and in The Washington Post, The International Herald Tribune, The Times of London, The Weekly Standard, National Review, Ha'aretz, The New York Times, Frontpage.com, Salon, The Globe and Mail, The London Guardian, Yediot Aharonot, The Jewish Week, The Jewish Press. She is currently a Culture columnist at PJMedia, a contributor to FOXNews.com, and a regular contributor to Israel National News

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