Stephanie Koziej

Biography

Stephanie Koziej is a Fulbright grantee from Belgium who studied law and philosophy at the Catholic University of Leuven and who now is a visiting student at the Humanities Centre of Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. Her major research interests lie in the philosophy and intellectual history of love, sexuality and psychoanalysis. She is particularly interested in the dichotomy between normal sexuality and sexual deviance/pathology/perversion; the problematic relationship between love and sexuality and subjects such as: rape, hysteria, attachment, the different DSMs, mourning rituals, sublimation; and authors such as Freud, Lacan, Krafft-Ebing... In her free time she is a jazz singer and songwriter who she plays the piano and ukulele.