Penelope Andrew is a writer and editor with a special interest in film, culture, the arts and social justice issues. She is a member of the Women Film Critics Circle, and a certified psychoanalytic psychotherapist with a private practice in New York City.
Her work has appeared in The Huffington Post, WBAI.org, Critical Women on Film, Universal Press Syndicate, Hellenic Voice, and New Manhattan Review. She is active in The SaveDarfur Coalition and a member of The Phi Beta Kappa Society, Amnesty International, The Film Forum, and The American Association for Psychoanalysis/CSW. She is also a Fellow of the NYSSCSW.
A former reporter and associate editor of H Proini (a Greek-American daily newspaper), she also served as editor of the newsletter for The Association on American Indian Affairs. She was an Adjunct Lecturer/Field Instructor for Columbia University's GSSW from 1999 to 2001.
Ms. Andrew is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Brandeis University and completed a certification program of study at The Psychoanalytic Training Institute of NYCC in New York City. She is also a film school dropout having studied film theory, history and criticism at The New School for Social Research.