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Vincenzo Di Nicola is a tenured full professor of psychiatry at the University of Montreal, where he works as a child & adolescent psychiatrist, and a clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral science at The George Washington University. Trained in psychology, psychiatry and philosophy, Di Nicola completed his doctorate in philosophy at the European Graduate School, where he worked with Giorgio Agamben, Alain Badiou and Slavoj Žižek.
His 2012 dissertation, “Trauma and Event: A Philosophical Archaeology,” was granted Summa cum laude and inspired his call for an Evental Psychiatry. He is now working with fellow psychiatrist and philosopher Drozdstoj Stoyanov on a volume called, Psychiatry in Crisis: At the Crossroads of Social Science, the Humanities, and Neuroscience, to be published by Springer International.
Specialties: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Family Therapy, Relational Psychology & Therapy, Global Mental Health, Trauma Studies, Philosophy.