PHYLLIS CHESLER is the author of the landmark feminist classic Women and Madness, as well as many other notable books including Women, Money, and Power; About Men; With Child; Mothers on Trial: The Battle for Children and Custody; Letters to a Young Feminist; Woman's Inhumanity to Woman; and Women of the Wall: Claiming Sacred Ground at Judaism's Holy Site. Dr. Chesler is an Emerita Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at CUNY, a psychotherapist, and an expert courtroom witness. She has lectured and organized political, legal, religious, and human rights campaigns in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and the Far East.
Dr. Chesler is a cofounder of the Association for Women in Psychology and The National Women's Health Network. She has lived in Kabul, Afghanistan, and in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
She invites readers to contact her at the website http://www.phyllis-chesler.com.