The Child in Mind: Psychoanalysis, Politics, and the Clinic, Manuscript In Progress


edited special issues

“Aesthetic Subjects,” editor with Valerie Giovanini, Free Associations, Vol 75 (2019)


Peer Reviewed Articles

Laubender, C. “Empty Space: Creativity, Femininity, Reparation, Justice.” Free Associations, Vol 75 (2019): 27-48

Laubender, C. “Beyond Repair: Interpretation, Reparation, and Melanie Klein’s Clinical Play Technique.” Studies in Gender and Sexuality, Vol 20.1 (2019): 51-67

Laubender, C. “On Good Authority: Anna Freud and the Politics of Child Analysis.” Psychoanalysis and History, Vol 19.3 (2017): 297-322.

Laubender, C. “The Eye of the Beholder: Sexual Difference, Scientific Narrative, and the Female Gaze in Charles Darwin and Sigmund Freud.” Harts & Minds: The Journal of Humanities and Arts, Vol 3.1 (2016)


Book Reviews

Laubender, C. “Review: D.W. Winnicott and Political Theory.” Psychoanalysis and History, Vol. 20.1 (2018): 120-124

Laubender, C. “Review: The Biopolitics of Gender by Jemima Repo.” Feminist Theory, Vol 18.2 (2017): 232-34. 

Laubender, C. "Gut Response: A Review of Elizabeth A. Wilson’s Gut Feminism." Journal of International Women’s Studies, Vol 17.1 (2016): 131-135. 


Laubender, C. “States of Security: John Bowlby, Child Psychology, and The Cold War,” Hidden Persuaders Blog, April 1, 2019.

Laubender, C. “From the Bomb to Apollo 13: John Bowlby, Child Psychology, and The Cold War,” The Psychologist, May 2019