About the Journal

A I M S  A N D  S C O P E S

PsyArt Journal is an online scholarly journal for the psychological study of the arts. It’s an open access journal, providing scholarship for free for all users of the internet.

The journal is peer-reviewed and abstracted and indexed in the PMLAPsycInfo, and DOAJ bibliographies. The journal also appears in several European bibliometric authority lists.

The journal is open to submissions applying any type of psychology to any type of art. The journal publishes about 15 articles a year, and it has been in operation since mid-1997.

E D I T O R  I N  C H I E F

Samir Dayal
Bentley University
Editor-in-Chief since 2017

E D I T O R S

Maria S. Kardaun
University of Maastricht
Ancient Philosophy, Nietzsche, Freud, Jung, Myth, Religion

Bent Sørensen
Aalborg University, Denmark
American Literature, Film and Music

E D I T O R I A L  B O A R D

Shuli Barzilai
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, emeritus
Feminism, Literary and Psychoanalytic Theory

Sara van den Berg
University of Washington
Renaissance Literature, Feminism, Object-Relations, Freud

Alan Berger
Raddock Family Eminent Scholar and Chair in Holocaust Studies
Florida Atlantic University
Holocaust Literature, Jewish-American Literature 20th & 21st century, Religion and Literature

Jeff Berman
State University of New York at Albany
Reader-Response, Teaching, Suicide

Nancy Blake
Comparative Literature, University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana
Lacanian analysis, Contemporary Literature, Visual Arts

Antal Bókay
University of Pécs (Hungary)
Psychoanalysis and Literary Theory

Donald Carveth
York University
Clinical Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalytic Theory

Samir Dayal
Bentley University
Psychoanalysis, Film, Cultural Studies

Jerry Aline Flieger
Professor of French and Comparative Literature
Rutgers University
Comparative Literature, Literary Theory, Psychoanalysis

Krin Gabbard
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Film, Jazz Studies, Classical Mythology

Robert Galatzer-Levy
University of Chicago
Clinical and Institutional Psychoanalysis

Chanita Goodblatt
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Reader-Response, Experimental

Jonathan Goodwin
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Computational Approaches to Literary Analysis, Film & New Media

Andrew Gordon
University of Florida
Twentieth-Century American Literature; Science Fiction, Film

László Halász
Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Reader-Response, Social and Cognitive Psychology

Norman N. Holland
University of Florida, emeritus
Reader-Response, Film, Computers

Claire Kahane
Professor Emerita of English
University at Buffalo, SUNY
Feminist literary studies; Trauma studies; Holocaust studies

Maria S. Kardaun
University of Maastricht
Ancient Philosophy, Nietzsche, Freud, Jung, Myth, Religion

Ira Konigsberg
University of Michigan, emeritus
Film, English language and literature

Wouter Kusters
Stichting Psychiatrie en Filosofie
Philosophy, Linguistics, Psychiatry

Astrid Lange-Kirchheim
University of Freiburg
German Literature, Psychoanalysis

Joseph Masling
State University of New York at Buffalo, emeritus
Empirical Studies

Burton Melnick
The International School (Geneva)
Fiction, French Literature, Language of Psychoanalysis

Frederico Pereira
Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada (Lisbon)
Clinical Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalytic Theory

Peter Rudnytsky
Professor of English
University of Florida
History and Theory of Psychoanalysis

Murray M. Schwartz
Emerson College Boston, MA
Psychoanalytic Theory

Walter Schönau
University of Groningen, emeritus
Freud, German Literature

Rien Segers
University of Groningen, emeritus
Reader-Response, Cultural Identity

Robert Silhol
University of Paris VII, emeritus
Lacan, American Literature

Bent Sørensen
Aalborg University, Denmark
American Literature, Film and Music

Reuven Tsur
University of Tel Aviv, emeritus
Reader-Response, Cognitive Poetics

Mark Turner
University of Maryland
Cognitive Criticism

David Willbern
State University of New York at Buffalo, emeritus
Shakespeare, Psychoanalytic Theory

Robert Maxwell Young
University of Sheffield
Clinical Psychoanalysis, History and Philosophy of Science, Darwinism

P A S T  E D I T O R S  I N  C H I E F

Camelia Elias
Roskilde University, Denmark
Editor-in-Chief (2011-2017)

Murray M. Schwartz
Emerson College, Boston, MA
Editor-in-Chief (2000-2011)

Norman N. Holland
University of Florida, Emeritus
Founder, Editor-in-Chief (1997-2000)