Jennifer Smith

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  • Teaching Assistant
  • Media and Cultural Studies
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  • By appointment
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Jennifer's research interests include superhero comics, media industries, children's media, and representations of gender, sexuality, and race. She is also the editor of MONSTRESS from Image Comics.


  • M.A. Communication Arts/Media and Cultural Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012
  • A.B. English, Princeton University, 2008


  • 2012. "The Captain in the Capitol: Invoking the Superhero in Daily Life." Chicks Dig Comics: A Celebration of Comic Books by the Women Who Love Them , Lynne M. Thomas and Sigrid Ellis, eds. Des Moines, Iowa: Mad Norwegian Press , 111-117 .