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.
Master of Arts in English from San Diego State University
Doctor of Philosophy in English from University of Oregon
“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.