Jess Shollenberger

Visiting Assistant Professor
Jess Shollenberger headshot


Phone 610-526-7742
Location English House 203



  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A., University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A., Barnard College

Areas of Focus

Twentieth-century and contemporary American literature, modernism, queer studies, affect theory, trans studies.


Jess Shollenberger specializes in twentieth-century American literature and queer studies. Their teaching and research interests include queer life writing, domesticity, identity, and ordinary life. Jess’s writing has appeared or is forthcoming in College LiteratureJacket2, and South Atlantic Review. They are currently at work on a book project titled “Intimate Reception: Reading Ordinary Queerness.”