Zamyn Associate

Derek Hook is a Reader in Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London, an Associate Lecturer at the LSE and an Extraordinary Professor in Psychology at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He is the author of Foucault, Psychology and the Analytics of Power (2007), A Critical Psychology of the Postcolonial (2011) and (Post)apartheid Conditions (2013). He is also the co-editor of Critical Psychology (2004), Social Psychology of Communication (2011) and Race, Memory and the Apartheid Archive (2013). A psychoanalytic practitioner, Derek was also a founder editor of the journal Subjectivity and is one of the lead researchers in the Apartheid Archive Project. He is the recipient of a Mellon Distinguished Scholar Award and of an International Social Research Foundation Fellowship.