David Tuckett trained in Economics, Medical Sociology and Psychoanalysis and is a Visiting Professor in Psychoanalysis at UCL in the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, as well as a Fellow of the Institute of Psychoanalysis in London. He works part-time in clinical practice but since winning a 2006 Leverhulme Research fellowship for a "psychoanalytic study of investment markets" has been collaborating with Professor Richard Taffler (University of Warwick School of Management) to introduce psychoanalytical understanding to behaviour in the financial markets. His book Minding the Markets: An Emotional Finance View of Financial Instability will be published in New York and London by Palgrave Macmillan in June 2011. Prior to this he received the 2007 Sigourney Award for distinguished contributions to the field of psychoanalysis. He has published books and articles in medical sociology, psychoanalysis and more recently emotional finance and is a former President of the European Psychoanalytic Federation, Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis and Principal of the Health Education Studies Unit at the University of Cambridge.
University College London