Second Wave Innovators of the Department

Bruce Fink, Ph.D

Bruce FinkDr. Fink came to Duquesne after training as a psychoanalyst for seven years with L'Ecole de la Cause freudienne, the Lacanian Psychoanalytic Institute in Paris, France. Dr. Fink's work focuses on the epistemological, political, and clinical ramifications of Jacques Lacan's theory of subjectivity, desire, love, and jouissance, sexual difference, and discourse theory. He has translated several of Lacan's Ecrits and Seminar XX, Encore, and is the author of  The Lacanian Subject: Between Language and Jouissance, A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis: Theory and Technique, Lacan on Love, and A Clinical Introduction to Freud: Techniques for Everyday Practice.

Dr. Fink served as faculty at the Duquesne Psychology Department from 1993 to 2013. He has presented his theoretical and clinical work at close to a hundred different conferences, psychoanalytic institutes, and universities in the U.S. and abroad since 1986. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center.