AboutJennifer Loring is a PhD student in the Interdisciplinary Studies – Humanities and Culture program at Union Institute & University. She completed her Master of Fine Arts degree in Writing Popular Fiction at Seton Hill University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from Mercyhurst University. Jenn is a member of the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA), the Modern Language Association (MLA), the Popular Culture Association (PCA), and the International Gothic Association (IGA).
EducationPHD • 2024 (EXPECTED) • UNION INSTITUTE AND UNIVERSITY
Interdisciplinary Studies – Humanities and Culture
Graduate certificate in Women’s & Gender Studies – 2023 (EXPECTED)
MFA • JUNE 2013 • SETON HILL UNIVERSITY
Writing Popular Fiction, concentration in horror
BA • SEPTEMBER 1998 • MERCYHURST COLLEGE
Publications“The Dark Heart of Human Nature: The Necessity of Extreme Horror.” Dissections: The Journal of Contemporary Horror, March 2019.
MembershipsModern Language Association, 2023-Present
Popular Culture Association, 2023-Present
International Gothic Association, 2022-Present
National Women’s Studies Association, 2021-Present