Jenée Wilde

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Dr. Jenée Wilde has a PhD in English with a Folklore emphasis, a graduate certificate in Women's and Gender Studies, an MFA in Creative Nonfiction Writing, and a BA in English and Journalism. Her research areas include speculative fiction, gender and sexuality studies, queer theory, cultural studies, cinema studies, folklore, narrative studies, and comics studies. Her doctoral disseration, “Speculative Fictions, Bisexual Lives: Changing Frameworks of Sexual Desire,” investigates bisexuality in science fiction texts and fan communities to argue for a radical shift in how we conceive of sexual knowledge. As a Career Instructor of English, Dr. Wilde teaches courses in science fiction film, literature, and comics as well as research writing and advanced composition. Dr. Wilde is co-chair for the English Diversity Committee and co-facilitator for the CSWS Inclusive Pedagogies Research Interest Group. Her publications include “Gay, Queer or Dimensional? Modes of Reading Bisexuality on Torchwood,” in Journal of Bisexuality 15.3; “Dimensional Sexuality: Exploring New Frameworks for Bisexual Desires,” in Sexual and Relationship Therapy 29.3; and “Queer Matters in The Dark Night Returns, Or Why We Insist on a Sexual Identity for Batman,” in Riddle Me This Batman! Essays from the Universe of the Dark Knight (2011). As a journalist, Dr. Wilde wrote news and feature stories for newspapers and magazines for more than a decade.