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Jennifer K. L. Buchan

Jennifer K. L. Buchan

Graduate Assistant in Communication Arts and Sciences

316 Sparks Building
University Park , PA 16802

Office Hours:

  • TR: 10:45am-11:45am
  • W: 5:45p-6:30p
  • And, by appointment.


  1. B.A., University of North Texas, 2016
  2. M.A., Penn State, anticipated 2019
  3. Ph.D., Penn State, anticipated 2022

Jen Buchan studies representations of artificial intelligence (AI) in myth and speculative fiction from antiquity to the present. She also studies logics of misogyny underwriting epidemics of violence in select digital communities, intimate partner abuse, and mass shootings. Her disciplinary investments include rhetorical theory and feminist, disability, and critical race studies.

Jen Buchan is a graduate assistant in the Communication Arts and Sciences department and an instructor for CAS 100C. Her last name is pronounced BYOO-can.