Jennifer Cotter, Ph.D.

Professor of English; Oxbridge Literature and Theory Core Curriculum, English, Oxbridge Literature & Theory

Dr. Cotter earned her B.A. in Women’s Studies and her M.A. in English and Textual Studies from Syracuse University. She holds her Ph.D. in Critical Literary and Cultural Studies from The University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Cotter’s scholarly writings in critical literary and cultural studies, feminism, world literature and culture, pedagogy and the humanities have appeared in such books as Stories in Post-Human Cultures (Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2013) and such journals as College Literaturethe minnesota reviewTextual PracticeNature, Society, and Thought and, in Polish translation, Lewą Nogą. She has co-edited and contributed to a collection of essays in contemporary critical theory, Human, All Too (Post)Human: The Humanities After Humanism published by Lexington Books (an imprint of Rowman and Littlefield) in 2016. Dr. Cotter teaches world literature and critical theory.


  • Syracuse University
  • Syracuse University
  • University of Pittsburgh