I am a Distinguished Research Fellow in the English Department at Washington & Jefferson College. My research at the intersection of science and art has frequently been covered in outlets like The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times, Scientific American, The New Yorker, The AtlanticThe Chronicle of Higher Education,  Nature, Science, and NPR. My blog, The Storytelling Animal, is featured at Psychology Today.  The Storytelling Animal was a New York Times Editor’s Choice Selection and a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. I live with my wife and two young daughters in Washington, Pennsylvania.

Email: jgottschall [at] washjeff.edu

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