- Academic School:
Arts and Humanities
- Academic Department:
Literature, Communication and Cultural Studies
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- Bachelor of Arts in English from University of Alaska Fairbanks
- Master of Arts in English from San Diego State University
- Doctor of Philosophy in English from University of Oregon
- Cultural Studies
- Gender and Sexuality Studies
- Race and Ethnic Studies
Erin S. Young, PhD is a full-time mentor in Cultural Studies and Literature. Her research interests include popular romance novels, science fiction, and Asian American literature.
- “Race, Ethnicity, and Whiteness.” The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Romance Fiction. Eds. Jayashree Kamble, Eric Murphy Selinger, Hsu-Ming Teo. London and New York: Routledge, 2021. 511-528.
- “Saving China: The Transformative Power of Whiteness in Elizabeth Lowell’s Jade Island and Katherine Stone’s Pearl Moon.” Romance Fiction and American Culture. Eds. William Gleason and Eric Selinger. London: Routledge, 2015.
- “Flexible Heroines, Flexible Narratives: The Werewolf Romances of Kelley Armstrong and Carrie Vaughn.” Extrapolation. 52.2 (2011): 204-226.
- “Escaping the ‘Time Bind’: Negotiations of Love and Work in Jayne Ann Krentz’s ‘Corporate Romances.’” The Journal of American Culture. 33.2 (2010): 92-106.