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Jonathan Young Biographical Sketch

Jonathan Young in Minnesota.

Jonathan Young, PhD is a psychologist and storyteller who assisted mythologist Joseph Campbell for several years at seminars and went on to serve as the founding curator of the Joseph Campbell Archive and Library. Dr. Young is seen in many documentary films, especially on the History Channel. He is contributing producer of the Ancient Aliens series and appears as a featured expert. His books and articles focus on personal mythology.

Dr. Young is a professor at the University of Philosophical Research in Los Angeles and also teaches at the Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara. In addition, he teaches for screenwriting programs and consults on movie scripts for major studios. He maintains a private consulting practice in Santa Barbara (and by Skype worldwide).