About Me

Posted in Personal Information on November 9th, 2009 by Jenni – Comments Off on About Me

Jennifer Lieberman

Jennifer L. Lieberman is an assistant professor of English at the University of North Florida (UNF). She completed her Ph.D. in English at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in May 2011, and she holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Florida. Before beginning her position at UNF, she was a postdoctoral fellow in Cornell University’s Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS). An interdisciplinary teacher-scholar, Jennifer has held fellowships at the Bakken Library and Museum, the Smithsonian Institution, the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, and the National Science Foundation. The research she conducted in these intellectual communities suffuses her teaching and her other scholarly endeavors. Her book project, Power Lines: Electricity in American Life and Letters, 1882-1952, is forthcoming from MIT Press July 2017. Her recent work can be found in Configurations (with Ronald Kline, 2017), History and Technology (2016), The Eaton Journal of Archival Science Fiction (2016), MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature in the US (2015), and in the collection of original work, Demands of the Dead: Executions, Storytelling, and Activism (University of Iowa, 2012). She also has pieces forthcoming in JLS (2017) and Studies in the Novel (accepted with revisions in 2017). Since 2004, she has taught courses to conventional and incarcerated college students on topics including composition, gender and women’s studies, the history of medicine, STS, and American literature and culture including work by multiethnic writers. Her current book project examines the prison using methodologies from literary studies and STS.