Judith Herman

Judith Herman is Professor of clinical psychiatry at Harvard University Medical School, Director of Training at the Victims of Violence Program in the Department of Psychiatry at the Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a founding member of the Women's Mental Health Collective. She is author of Father-Daughter Incest (Harvard University Press, 1981; reprinted 2000) and Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Aiolence (Basic Books, 1992; reprinted 1997), and is the recipient of the 1996 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the 2000 Woman in Science Award from the American Medical Women's Association. In 2003 she was named a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.