Fernanda Magallanes is a psychoanalyst and author working in Mexico city. She is also professor A in the department of Philosophy at Universidad Iberoamericana and forms part of the research group “Philosophy and Psychoanalysis as Fronteers of the Political” at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). She works in the intersection between psychoanalysis, feminisms and theories of corporeality.
She graduated from The European Graduate School as Doctor in Philosophy, Art and Critical Thought Summa Cum Laude with her dissertation directed by Judith Butler. She graduated with a Bachelors degree in Psychology from the Universidad Iberoamericana and holds a Masters degree in psychoanalysis from the Asociación Psicoanalítica Mexicana where she graduated with honors. Fernanda did a residency with Dr. Otto Kernberg at the Personality Studies Institute of the Weill Cornell Hospital and a fellowship in the Institute for Critical Social Inquiry at The New School for Social Research.
Fernanda has written in several collective books, papers and is the autor of “¿Qué quiere una mujer?: Lo femenino en psicoanálisis” (Letra Viva) and “Psychoanalysis, The Body and the Oedipal Plot” (Routledge).