Jenefer Mary Robinson
Aesthetics, Philosophy of Psychology (emotion theory)
Philosophy - Tenure-Track Faculty
261C McMicken Hall
Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1975.
Jenefer Robinson teaches and writes on topics in aesthetics and philosophical psychology, especially the theory of emotion. Her book, Deeper than Reason (OUP 2005) applied recent advances in emotion theory to issues in aesthetics, such as the expression of emotion in the arts, how music arouses emotions and moods, and how the emotional experience of literature and music in particular can be a mode of understanding and appreciation. Jenefer is President of the American Society for Aesthetics. Her presidential address was about the role of emotional feelings in the appreciation of architecture. She is currently writing a book on emotion for OUP.
For more information, please see her personal website