Assistant Professor of Humanities and Writing, Director of the Writing Center
B.A., College of William and Mary
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jenne Powers teaches writing and literature courses at Wheelock. Her regular course offerings include Principles of Writing and Reading, Critical Writing and Reading, Writing as Social Action, and a first-year seminar course in Russian literature.
In the Writing Center, she hires, trains, and supports undergraduate and graduate writing consultants who provide drop-in support to all students at every stage of the writing process. Her research interests include composition pedagogy and the teaching of critical thinking.