Link to Curriculum Vitae

Jen Rouse--CV.pdf

Academic History

  • MLIS in Library and Information Science, University of Iowa, 2009
  • MFA in Creative Writing, American University, 2002
  • MA in English/Creative Writing, Iowa State University, 1998
  • BA in English and Secondary Education, Iowa State University, 1995

Professional Presentations

  • "Student Learning Through Collaborative Support." Presentation. Higher Learning Commission Annual Conference. April 13, 2014.
  • “Information Literacy in the Foreign Languages.” Poster Presentation. FaCE Value: Advances through Collaboration. October 29, 2011.
  • “What Do We Mean By Information Literacy?” Presentation. ACM Conference: Information Literacy in the Foreign Languages, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA. September 25, 2010.
  • “Authentic Inquiry and Critical Thinking in the Foreign Languages.” Presentation.
  • “One Book, One Campus, One Community.” Facilitator for faculty panel. October 10, 2009.
  • “Before Vanishing.” Poetry Panel. Midwestern Modern Language Association, Minneapolis, MN. November 2008.
  • “Social Networks, Virtual Reference and College Libraries.” University of Iowa School of Library and Information Science. October 2008.

Publications

  • Fiction: “Sliver of Sun.” Imaginary Family Project, July 2011.
  • Poetry: "What She Wants to Tell You" and "Letter to Little Hummingbird Girl," MadHat, December 2013. “Soundings.” Poets Online, August 2008. “River Bottom.” Poetry in Public, 2005. “Gas Money” and “Incidents,” Poetry, July 2002. “Prism,” Poet Lore, 1998. “Humming,” “Where the Women Are,” and “Picnic,” Trapeze, 1998.
  • Editorial Experience: Co-Editor, Folio: A Literary Journal of American University, 2001-2002; Poetry Editor, Flyaway: A Literary Review, Iowa State University, 1997-1998.