Assistant Professor Foreign Languages and Literatures (German Studies) and Environmental Humanities
Professor Jones teaches courses in both German Studies and Environmental Humanities. Her main research interests are the works of W. G. Sebald, contemporary literature, the role of the environment in literature, gender and environment, children's literature, digital humanities, and pedagogy. Professor Jones offers courses on Romanticism and the environment, environmental disasters in literature, science fiction, and German language at all levels. She completed her undergraduate work in German Studies at Smith College and received her Ph.D. in Germanic Languages and Literatures from Harvard University in 2012.