Mythologist / Producer / Consultant
Will Linn, Ph.D., is the Interns Director for the Joseph Campbell Foundation and Executive Director for the Joseph Campbell Writers’ Room at Studio School Los Angeles, where he teaches courses on story and chairs the Department of General Education.
Will has published, presented and recorded interviews on myth and storytelling around the world. "Memory: Origins of Alien," for which he was featured, premiered in the Sundance Midnight Screening Series and will be in theaters this summer.
Will co-hosts the Myth Salon in Santa Monica and a series for the Santa Barbara NewsPress radio station called Mythosophia. From 2015-2018, Will served as Editorial Director for the JCF’s global grassroots network of Mythological RoundTable® groups. And from 2011-2017 he ran JCF Mythological RoundTable® events beneath the Ojai Foundation’s historic Teaching Tree.
Will holds a PhD in Mythological Studies with an Emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute and a BA in philosophy from Sewanee: The University of the South. His dissertation on Classical, Abrahamic and scientific origin stories of knowledge is entitled, Western Myths of Knowledge: Particles of Stone and Waves of Elixir.