Historical, Applied & Interdisciplinary Research Subcommitte Members
The Historical, Applied and Interdisciplinary Research Committee will encourage, facilitate and co-ordinate, when useful, scholarly research into historical and applied psychoanalytic topics and in the theoretical analysis of findings and theories in fields adjacent to psychoanalysis by helping colleagues develop relevant projects, by facilitating co-operation and collaboration among researchers and their projects, by organizing conferences on significant results and by any other strategies consistent with sound methodological standards and substantive relevance. It is understood that research projects will vary in the relative importance of factual findings and theoretical considerations. The Committee will prepare its proposals and detailed estimates of their costs to the Research Board in good time for the Board's preparation of its recommendations to the Board of Representatives and its Budget and Finance Committee. The Committee shall have a chair who is an expert clinical researcher who shall be an ex-officio member of the Research Board and five to ten members. The Committee is enjoined whenever scientifically and practically possible to co-operate with the other Research Committees with respect to projects and conferences.
Approved by the Board Aug 2009