Elaine Auyoung is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Minnesota and Affiliate Faculty of the Center for Cognitive Sciences. She is a scholar of nineteenth-century British literature, with research interests in the novel, the phenomenology of reading, and psychological approaches to the arts. She is the author of When Fiction Feels Real: Representation and the Reading Mind.


Ph.D. English, Harvard University, 2011

B.A. English, Stanford University, 2003, with Honors and with Distinction

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