Jennifer Schonwetter


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Jennifer Schonwetter received her Ph. D. in English Literature from St. John’s University, where she also completed an accelerated combined B. A/ M. A degree. Her research interests include black feminist studies, critical race theory, and multiple literacies. Currently, Jennifer is working on a curriculum for non-profit organizations which merges yoga and literacy to heal trauma in underrepresented populations. She teaches ENG 105 and ENG 106, which focus on examining and utilizing diverse literacies and languages to dismantle unequal power structures. Previous to joining the University of Miami’s English Composition faculty, Jennifer taught composition and literature at St. John’s University, Keiser University, and Miami-Dade College, as well as high school English, Journalism, and American Literature for 10 years in New York City.