Jerome Neu
  • Title
    • Distinguished Professor Of Humanities
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Humanities Division
  • Affiliations History of Consciousness Department, Legal Studies, Philosophy Department, Psychology Department
  • Phone
    831-459-1924 (Messages)
  • Email
  • Fax
  • Office Location
    • none
  • Mail Stop Humanities Academic Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High St.
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Philosophy, Psychoanalysis, Legal Studies

Summary of Expertise

Philosophy of mind, emotions and culture, ethics and philosophy of law, psychoanalytic theory

Biography, Education and Training

Harvard Law School Fellow in Law and Philosophy
Guest Student Boston Psychoanalytic Institute
Special Student Harvard University
D.Phil Oxford University
A.B. Princeton University, Summa Cum Laude

Honors, Awards and Grants

Fellowships from NEH, ACLS, Stanford Humanities Center, Rockefeller Foundation, Social Science Research Council, Mellon Foundation (at the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies), Danforth Foundation, Fulbright Scholar, etc.
UCSC Excellence in Teaching Award

Selected Publications

  • On Loving Our Enemies: Essays in Moral Psychology. Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • Sticks and Stones: The Philosophy of Insults. Oxford University Press, 2007.
  • A Tear is an Intellectual Thing: The Meanings of Emotion. Oxford University Press, 2000.
  • The Cambridge Companion to Freud. Cambridge University Press, 1991.
  • Emotion, Thought and Therapy. University of California Press and Routledge, 1977.
  • The Challenge of Islam: The Prophetic Tradition. Lectures by Norman O. Brown. Edited by Jerome Neu. New Pacific Press and North Atlantic Books, 2009.