Molly S. Castelloe, Ph.D., holds a doctorate in Performance Studies from New York University with a focus on theater and group psychology. She has presented on the subjects of performance and applied psychoanalysis at national symposia including the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University. Her scholarly articles have appeared in international publications and refereed journals including the Journal for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society and Clio's Psyche: Understanding the "Why" of Culture, Current Events, History, and Society. She has taught at New York University and the University of Connecticut.
As an actress, Molly appeared in the critically acclaimed film "Clean, Shaven," a story about schizophrenia. She is proud to have been among the ensemble that made the first bilingual film in Sri Lanka. Her inspirations include performer Anna Deavere Smith, political psychologist Vamik Volkan, and pioneering psychoanalyst D. W. Winnicott.