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Lou Rose, Ph.D

Department of History and Political Science


Education Princeton University / Ph.D. / 1986
Clark University / B.A. / 1976

Research and Teaching Interests
European Intellectual History, 20th-Century Europe, History of Psychoanalysis, Ancient Politics and Culture

Professional Affiliations and Awards
  • Executive Director, Sigmund Freud Archives, Library of Congress
  • Editor, American Imago
  • 1999 Austrian Cultural Institute Prize for Best Book in Austrian Studies, for The Freudian Calling
  • The Survival of Images: Art Historians, Psychoanalysts, and the Ancients (2001)
  • The Freudian Calling: Early Viennese Psychoanalysis and the Pursuit of Cultural Science (1998)
  • “Daumier in Vienna: Ernst Kris, E. H. Gombrich, and the Politics of Caricature.” Visual Resources: An International Journal of Documentation 23, nos. 1-2 (March-June 2007): 39-64.
  • “Interpreting Propaganda: Successors to Warburg and Freud in Wartime.” American Imago 60, no. 1 (spring 2003): 122-30.

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