Jennie Young : Selected Writing

Jennie Young
9 min readApr 1, 2020

Writer and English professor in Green Bay. Humor and public writing in McSweeney’s, Ms. Mag, The Independent, HuffPost, Education Week, Inside Higher Ed, Slackjaw, Weekly Humorist, Points in Case, Better Humans, others; academic work elsewhere.

Ph. D. in rhetoric and discourse studies from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland; certificate in satire writing from The Second City Chicago. Director of the Writing Foundations Program at University of Wisconsin, Green Bay. Editor of the academic satire site The Monocle of Higher Education.

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Guest appearance on “One Funny Mother” with Deena Blizzard (YouTube live morning television show).

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Humor and Satire

Creative Nonfiction and Journalism

“Missing Pages Podcast” Guest Appearance


Rhetoric, Embodiment, and the Ethos of Surveillance: Student Bodies in the American High School

Hardcover: 158 pages
Publisher: Lexington Books (June 14, 2017)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1498555993
ISBN-13: 978–1498555999

Humor Co-authored with Christopher Shelley



Jennie Young

Professor and humor writer in Green Bay. McSweeney’s, The Independent, HuffPost, Ms. Mag, Education Week, Inside Higher Ed, Slackjaw, Weekly Humorist, others.