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Nancy Jesser

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Nancy Jesser

Senior Lecturer


332 Hagerty Hall
1775 S. College Road
Columbus. OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Critical race theory
  • Feminist science studies
  • Environmental studies
  • Feminist theory
  • Social theory
  • Cultural study of science and technology
  • Sexuality studies


  • Ph.D. University of North Carolina

Nancy Jesser is interested in the intersections of science, culture and power, especially related to technologies of the body and ecologies. She has written several articles on science fiction and fantasy by women, the US Rape Crisis Center Movement and feminist theories of power, including an anthologized article on Toni Morrison, "Violence, Home, and Community in Toni Morrison's Beloved." Her current research is on the "wild foods" movement, foraging in contemporary societies, and technology and food.