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Jonathan A. Gottschall, Ph.D.

Distinguished Fellow, Department of English


Jonathan Gottschall was an adjunct in the English Department for seven years and currently holds a position as a Distinguished Fellow. His research at the intersection of science and art has been covered in outlets like The New York Times, Scientific American, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Nature, and NPR. Gottschall is the author or editor of seven books, including “The Storytelling Animal,” which was a New York Times Editor’s Choice Selection and a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. Gottschall’s latest book is “The Professor in the Cage: Why Men Fight and Why We Like to Watch.”