Jehan Roberson

Jehan Roberson is a writer, educator, and editor who uses text as the basis for her interdisciplinary art practice. She recently earned her master's degree from NYU's John W. Draper School of Humanities and Social Thought and holds a BA in English Literature with a double minor in Spanish and Journalism from the University of Missouri. Before joining the Hemispheric Institute, Jehan worked as a blogger for the National Civil Rights Museum and as a Media Associate and as the Cultural Programs Coordinator for the Center for Southern Folklore. Her creative and research interests include fiction, history, political and historical geographies, the archive, folklore and mythology. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in emisféricaKalyani Magazine and Art-City, among others.