Jane Juffer holds a joint appointment with the Department of English and the Program of Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, where she is also director of undergraduate studies. She was named a Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow in 2021. She works in the areas of cultural studies, feminist theory, and Latinx studies and is the author of six books: Letters from Inside a U.S. Detention Center (Routledge 2023); Millennial Feminism at Work: Bridging Theory and Practice (Cornell University Press 2021); Don't Use Your Words! Children's Emotions in a Networked World (NYU 2019); Intimacy Across Borders: Race, Religion, and Migration in the U.S. Midwest (Temple 2013); Single Mother: The Emergence of the Domestic Intellectual (NYU 2006); and At Home with Pornography: Women, Sexuality, and Everyday Life (NYU 1998).
She is the recipient of the Robert A. and Donna B. Paul Award for Excellence in Advising in 2015.
Prior to coming to Cornell in 2008, she taught at Pennsylvania State University, where she was co-director of Latino Studies. She is currently writing a book about pornography and consent.
- Cultural studies
- Latino/a studies
- Feminist theory
- Policy studies
Letters from Inside a U.S. Detention Center: Carla's Story (Routledge 2023)
Millennial Feminism at Work: Bridging Theory and Practice (Cornell University Press 2021)
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