affiliated faculty

Please note that this list is updated as new faculty are affiliated and is more current than the General Catalog listing.


Research interests include: narrative, mind-brain theories, psychoanalysis, cognitive science, neuroaesthetics, comedy, 19th-century English novel, Hollywood film of the 1930s and '40s, & philosophical criticism. Kay Young's books include: Ordinary Pleasures: Couples, Conversation, and Comedy (2002), on Intimacy and happiness in narrative, and Imagining Minds. The Neuro-Aesthetics of Austen, Eliot, and Hardy (2010), on the 19th-century English novel and theories of mind-brain.