Jennifer Caroccio

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This is a photo of me at the American Studies Conference.
American Studies Association, Atlanta, GA, 2018.

Jennifer Caroccio is scholar, writer, and poet from Queens, NY. Currently, she is pursuing a PhD in American Studies at Rutgers University-Newark. Her research interests include Latinx culture & literature, U.S. cultural production, graphic novels, and women of color feminist theories. She was a 2017 Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar and presently, she is a Henry Rutgers Graduate Fellow. In January 2019, she won a course re-design grant from the Lumina Fund for Racial Justice and Equity. She recently won First Place and People's Choice at the 2019 3-Minute Thesis competition at RU-N. Her public criticism is found online at The Establishment and Bold Media. Jennifer has published poems in Poydras Review, the 2016 New Voices Series collection and Post Traumatically Stressed Feminist anthology. She received her BA in English from CUNY Queens College and her MA in English from CUNY Brooklyn College.

Email: j.caroccio [at]
Twitter: @jcaroccio