Jordan Lovejoy

PhD in English Candidate


Jordan Lovejoy received her BA in English with a concentration in professional writing and editing, Spanish and women’s and gender studies from West Virginia University in 2015. Jordan is currently a graduate student in English and folklore, and she is the graduate student archivist for the Center for Folklore Studies. Her work focuses on environmental trauma narratives in West Virginia, Appalachian folklore and folklife projects, working class women's narratives and how locals and environmental groups can build stronger relationships in rural areas.

Selected Publication

Areas of Expertise
  • Folklore
  • Environmental humanities
  • Narrative theory
  • Appalachian studies
  • MA, English, The Ohio State University, 2017
  • BA, English, Spanish and Women's & Gender Studies, West Virginia University, 2015

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