Faculty Profile: Jennifer Wilson

Dr. Jennifer Wilson specializes in 19th and 20th century Russian and comparative literature with an emphasis on the nexus of sexuality and radical political thought. She received her Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures from Princeton University in 2014 where she also earned a graduate certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies. At Penn, she will focus on revising her dissertation, "Radical Chastity: The Politics of Abstinence in Late 19th Century Russian Literature," into a book manuscript.