Jennifer Nellis received a B.A. in Philosophy from The Ohio State University and an M.F.A. in English and Creative Writing from Mills College. Before joining the English Department at Long Beach City College, she worked as a full-time lecturer at the University of Redlands and part-time at the University of Miami (FL), Moreno Valley College, and Crafton Hills College.
Her academic interests include ecopoetics, digital literature, and multi-modal composition studies. She has performed some of her multimedia projects in several locations including the Berkeley Art Museum, REDCAT, and Miami Beach Cinematheque.
When she is not on campus, she can be found reading, cooking, or hiking with her family.