Jennifer A. Roberts

Instructor Writing Center
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Jennifer Roberts joined the Writing Center at the Naval War College as Instructor of Writing in 2016. Previously, she has taught writing at Brown University, Tulsa Community College, and Nagasa High School in Kamogawa, Japan. She holds degrees from Yale University, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Cornell University. Her research focus is in the areas of psychiatric anthropology and psychology and religion, and she has written extensively on psychological trauma. Her areas of expertise include Japan, China, modern art and literature, critical theory, sociocultural and medical anthropology, and the medical humanities.

Areas of Expertise

  • China
  • Ethics
  • Japan


M.A., Yale University, 2015, East Asian Studies

Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary, 2014, Practical Theology

M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary, 2013

A.B., Cornell University, 2005, English

Awards and Decorations

Graduated summa cum laude
Cornell University

Received the Class of 1916 Prize for the best undergraduate honors thesis
Cornell University

Received the Senior Fellowship in Practical Theology for the best master's thesis
Princeton Theological Seminary

Received a Council on East Asian Studies Fellowship for exceptional performance in East Asian Studies
Yale University

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