Manisha Roy, Ph. D, IAAP, is a trained geographer and anthropologist and received her diploma in analytical psychology from the C.G. Jung Institute of Zurich, Switzerland in 1982. She has been in private practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is a training analyst and in the faculty of the Jung Institute of Boston for 30 years.
She has taught both anthropology and analytical psychology at several universities including Universities of Colorado, Denver, Long Beach, California and the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Dr. Roy has lectured all over the world.
Among numerous publications she has 32 articles and 10 books, three of which are fiction and two are in her mother tongue Bengali. Her first book, Bengali Women (Univ. of Chicago Press, 1976, 1993), has gone through two prints and two editions and now it’s available electronically as well. This book has been a text at many Women’s Studies departments of various universities. Her latest book, My Four Homes, is published by Chiron Publications, in Asheville, North Carolina.
Dr. Roy lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with her husband, who is a retired physician and author.