Lisa Baraitser is Professor of Psychosocial Theory in the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London. She is the author of Maternal Encounters: The Ethics of Interruption (Routledge, 2009) and Enduring Time (Bloomsbury, 2017). She is the recipient of a collaborative award from the Wellcome Trust (with Laura Salisbury) for “Waiting Times,” a five-year cycle of research on temporality and care in health contexts. She is co-convener of “Mapping Maternal Subjectivities, Identities and Ethics,” an interdisciplinary research network on the maternal, and founder and co-editor of the journal Studies in the Maternal. She has written extensively on care, motherhood, time, psychoanalysis, and feminist and queer theory. She has an independent practice as a psychotherapist.