B.A., University of Sioux Falls
M.A., University of South Dakota
Ph.D., University of South Dakota
Dr. Jennifer Peterson teaches American literature, writing, literary analysis and critical theory, grammar, and the history of the English language. Her interests include twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature, adolescent fiction, teaching pedagogy, folklore in film and texts, the function of food/consumption in narrative, and the intersection between haute and popular culture. She is certified to teach 7-12 English/Language Arts and enjoys preparing pre-service teachers to be more than effective classroom instructors—her aim is to guide them to inspire.