About

Jennifer 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).

Education

PHD • 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

Studio Art

Publications

“The Dark Heart of Human Nature: The Necessity of Extreme Horror.” Dissections: The Journal of Contemporary Horror, March 2019.

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    Memberships

    Modern Language Association, 2023-Present
    Popular Culture Association, 2023-Present
    International Gothic Association, 2022-Present
    National Women’s Studies Association, 2021-Present

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