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Kristin J. Jacobson is a professor of American Literature, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Stockton University in New Jersey. She completed her Ph.D. at Penn State, her M.A. at the University of Colorado-Boulder, and her B.A. at Carthage College in Kenosha, WI. Her book Neodomestic American Fiction (2010, Ohio State University Press) examines contemporary domestic novels. Her recent book The American Adrenaline Narrative (2020, University of Georgia Press) identifies a new genre of travel and environmental literature. The project defines and then examines the genre’s significant tropes from an ecofeminist perspective. Jacobson was a Fulbright-Greece scholar at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and a Fulbright Specialist at the International University of Kyrgyzstan. GigSky referral: JACO114