Department of English

West Chester University

Contact Info
Dr. Jen Bacon
532 Main Hall
West Chester, PA 19383

Jane E. Jeffrey

  • Professor of English
    B.A., Memphis State University
    M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

  • Research and Teaching Interests
    Medieval women's writing and culture; American film; film noir 
  • Recent Publications

    Jeffrey, Jane E. “Latin Literacy in Medieval Women’s Writing. In  Dominant Culture  

    and the Education of  Women. Ed. Julia Paulk. Cambridge Texts. 2008.

  • Jeffrey, Jane. “Radegund.” Women and Gender in Medieval Europe: An Encyclopedia. Routledge. Spring 2006.
  • Jeffrey, Jane. “Dramatic Convergence in Times Square: Hrotsvit’s Sapientia and Collapsible Giraffe’s Three Virgins.” In Hrotsvit of Gandersheim: Contexts, Identities, Affinities, and Performances. Eds. Katharina Wilson, Phyllis Brown, and Linda McMillan. U of Toronto P. 2004.

  • Women Writing in Latin. 3 vols.Eds. Laurie Churchill, Phyllis Brown, and Jane E. Jeffrey. Routledge, 2002.