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Vanessa Jaeger

Editor for Binghamton Writes and Lecturer of First-Year Writing

Writing Initiative


Vanessa Jaeger joined the Writing Initiative in 2015, working as a graduate instructor. She received her MA in English Literature at University of Rochester before coming to Binghamton, where she is currently a PhD candidate in the English department. Over the course of her time at Binghamton, she has taught upper-level literature courses for the English department and introductory writing for EOP's summer enrichment program. She has also served as a graduate assistant for Harpur Academic Advising. She now works as a lecturer for the Writing Initiative and as an editor for Binghamton Writes, the first-year composition journal.


  • PhD, Binghamton University (in progress)
  • MA, University of Rochester
  • BA, University of Rochester

Research Interests

  • Middle English Romance
  • Gender studies
  • Posthumanism