Jennifer Glaser , Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Jennifer Glaser received her B.A. in English from Columbia University and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research and teaching interests include 20th and 21st century American literature, comparative ethnicity, diasporic and transnational studies, Jewish studies, gender and sexuality, digital humanities, and comics and the graphic novel. Her book, Borrowed Voices: Writing and Racial Ventriloquism in the Jewish American Imagination, is forthcoming from Rutgers University Press in March 2016. She is also begining two new scholarly projects--one on mourning in the digital era and the other on race and ethnicity in visual culture and comics. In addition to her scholarly work, she writes essays, short fiction, and cultural criticism, and is working to expand one of her published narrative non-fiction pieces into a full-length manuscript, entitled A Pocket-Sized Dictionary of Loss. She has published or has publications forthcoming in venues such as PMLA, MELUS, Safundi, American Literature, ImageText, Images, Prooftexts, Early American Literature, the LA Review of Books, the New York Times, the Faster Times, the UK Telegraph, and an anthology of personal essays from Random House.
BA: Columbia University New York, NY, (English)
MA: University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, (Comparative Literature and Literary Theory)
Ph.D.: University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, (Comparative Literature and Literary Theory)
Graduate Certificate in Women, Gender, and Sexuality: University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA,
Investigators:Bessett, Danielle; Chang, Lenisa; Glaser, Jennifer; Gursahaney, Priya; Odum, Tamika 06-01-2021 -05-31-2023 Ohio State University Ohio Policy Evaluation Network, Cycle 2 Role:Collaborator 1376317.33 Hold Level:Higher Education
Jennifer Glaser (2007. ) Visiting Writer .Ohio State University Writer's Guild, OSU.
Jennifer Glaser (2007. ) Columbia Review Anniversary Editors' Panel .Columbia University, New York, NY.
Jennifer Glaser (2006. ) Twentysomething Reading .KGB, New York, NY.
Jennifer Glaser (2009. ) Diaspora and Indigeneity: Native Americans and Jews in Contemporary American Literature .Miami University of Ohio.
Dean's Award for Teaching in the School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, 2007
06-2009 -09-2009 Charles Phelps Taft Center Summer Research Fellowship
06-2010 -09-2010 URC Summer Research Fellowship
(Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Undergraduate Advisory Committee )
(English Department Graduate Studies Committee )
(Charles Phelps Taft Executive Committee, Sept 2009-Present )
(Robin Sheets Graduate Student Essay Prize Committee, Department of English, University of Cincinnati, Spring 2008 )
(Charles Phelps Taft Publications Committee, Fall 2008-Present )
(The Fall of the Berlin Wall Conference Evaluation Committee )
CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN FICTION Level:Undergraduate
INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL THEORY Level:Undergraduate
INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH STUDIES Level:Undergraduate
JEWISH AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE Level:Undergraduate
TOPICS IN AMERICAN ETHNIC LITERATURE: IMMIGRATION AND LITERATURE Level:Undergraduate
CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN LIT AFTER POSTMODERNISM Level:Graduate
AMERICAN LITERATURE AND THE HISTORIOGRAPHIC IMAGINATION Level:Graduate
TRANSNATIONAL AMERICAN LITERATURE Level:Graduate
DIGITAL HUMANITIES Level:Graduate
TOPICS IN AMERICAN ETHNIC LITERATURE: ETHNIC AMERICAN COMICS AND GRAPHIC NARRATIVES Level:Undergraduate
JEWISH AMERICAN LITERATURE AND AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE IN CONVERSATION Level:Undergraduate
AMERICAN WRITERS: 1865-1914 Level:Undergraduate