Jordana Long

Assistant Professor
English
Phone: (907) 486-1277
Fax: (907) 486-1250

Office Hours: Monday 11 a.m.-12 p.m. or by appointment, in Campus Center room 108 (behind vending machines).

Professor Jordana Long received her B.A. in English from Wheaton College in 2001.  She earned an M.A. in English at the University of California, Davis, in 2003, and an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction through the University of Idaho in 2005.  She has been teaching at Kodiak College since 2010.  Her courses include Introduction to Composition (ENGL A111), Masterpieces of World Literature Parts 1 and 2 (ENGL A201 and ENGL A202), and Writing in the Social and Natural Sciences (ENGL A213).

Professor Long wrote her master's thesis on Seamus Heaney's bog body poems.  Her current research interests involve applying Jacques Lacan's psychological theories to various works of fiction and fantasy, which isn't as mind-numbing as it sounds.  Her writing has appeared in The Appalachian Journal, Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice, and The Christian Century.  She is a big fan of Shakespeare, C. S. Lewis, Sophie Kinsella, historical fiction, fantasy, futuristic dystopian literature, vampire novels, reading all of the above on warm beaches, Mystery Science Theater 3000, The Big Bang Theory, live theater, hiking with her family, and chocolate ├ęclairs.