Jessica Cory

English Department







Phone: 227-3272
Office Address: Coulter 474


  • Graduate Certificate, Multicultural and Transnational Literature, East Carolina University
  • M.A. English, concentration in Creative Writing (Poetry), East Carolina University
  • B.A. English, Ohio University

Teaching and Research

Jessica Cory currently teaches Composition courses in the department and has a background in Writing Center administration and tutoring in addition to studying Creative Writing and Multicultural Literature. Her primary research interests are in African-American, South American, and Appalachian Literatures, as well as ecocriticism. She is currently working on two collections forthcoming from West Virginia University Press: a collection of Appalachian nature writing and a collection of ecocritical essays that explore connections and intersections of the Appalachian region, its environments, and its literature. She has published her creative works in A Poetry Congeries, Menacing Hedge, and …ellipsis among other journals.

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