Dr. Lemlij is a medical doctor who was trained as a psychoanalyst in London. He is a professor at the University of Lima, Peru, and a training analyst. A true leader of psychoanalysis in Peru and Latin America, he has contributed to relating psychoanalysis to many social and cultural issues, including the areas of social violence and terrorism. His publications are wide-ranging and original. He has had a distinguished academic and editorial career and has held many positions at his own institution, the American Federation, and at the International Psychoanalytic Association.