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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 science fiction, gender and sexuality studies, queer theory, cultural studies, cinema studies, folklore, narrative studies, comics studies, and creative nonfiction writing. 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 Senior 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 past co-chair for the English Diversity Committee and coordinated the CSWS Inclusive Pedagogies Research Interest Group for five years. As a journalist, Dr. Wilde wrote news and feature stories for newspapers and magazines for more than a decade. In addition to teaching, she currently works for the Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS) as their Research Dissemination Specialist, writing stories and producing Center publications as well as managing their communications team.