Jason Young, PhD
Jason Young, PhD, is associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY), and is also on the graduate faculty of the School Psychology program at the CUNY Graduate Center. Dr. Young teaches courses in Research Methods, Attitudes and Persuasion, Social Cognition, and Evolutionary Psychology, as well as graduate-level courses in applications of social psychology to social issues. His research focuses on the influence of emotions on various judgment and decision-making processes. Since 1995, he has been faculty advisor to a very active chapter of Psi Chi that has offered major programs to Hunter’s psychology community, including the Annual Hunter Psychology Convention, at which students from Psi Chi chapters from the New York metro area and beyond attend to network and present research. He served as Psi Chi’s Eastern Region Vice-President from 2007–2011.