Hope Jennings is a Professor in the Department of English Language and Literatures at Wright State University (Dayton, OH). She earned a PhD in English from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and a B.A. from Hunter College, C.U.N.Y. with concentrations in Interdisciplinary Honors and British Literature. Hope served for five years as the Director of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (2012-2017) at Wright State and is an elected member of the AAUP-WSU Executive Committee (2019-2021). Her areas of teaching and research are in contemporary British literature and women's writing, feminist theory, and genre studies (apocalypse, feminist dystopia, and climate fiction). Publications include Nostalgia, a fictional biography of the modernist poet Mina Loy, and essays in Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, Contemporary Women’s Writing, Margaret Atwood Studies, LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory, Interdisciplinary Humanities, and Angela Carter: New Critical Readings (Continuum). She is currently working on several creative and critical projects that explore eco-apocalypse, posthumanism, and wilderness narratives in contemporary literary and visual texts.