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Jennifer Jenson

Teaching Assistant of Germanic Languages and Literatures

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Specializations / Research Interests

Contemporary literature, graphic novels, memory, trauma and healing.

Distinctions / Awards

  • 2016 Delta Phi Alpha National German Student
  • REEEC FLAS Recipient, Russian. Summer 2017
  • EU Center FLAS Recipient, Dutch. 2017-18


Jennifer graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University, where she earned a BA in Interdisciplinary Humanities and German Studies.  

She joined the German department at UIUC in 2016 and has taught German 101 and 102. She currently serves as the assistant coordinator for German 102. 


  • German 101
  • German 102