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    Spotlight Article: Professor Jason Tougaw

    The English Honors Seminar for the 2016-17 year at Queens College focuses on literary works that tell stories about relationships between the brain, mind, body and self. Professor Jason Tougaw facilitates the course and has engineered the title “Reading Minds, Touching Brains” to represent the connection between neuroscience and literature. Tougaw is an associate professor in the Department of English and has been teaching at QC for 10 years. Before working at QC, he taught in the writing program at Princeton and the literature program at American University in Washington, DC. Tougaw was the first person in his family to go to college. “When I got to college, the place…