Jennifer Nolan

Associate Teaching Professor

Phone: 314-516-6380

Jennifer J. Nolan’s primary teaching interests include gender studies, popular culture, archaeology and museum studies. Prior to assuming this professorship in 2014, Nolan taught anthropology for seven years at McKendree University and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and created and taught educational programming at the Saint Louis Science Center. An avid collector since childhood, she has been recognized for her rare historical collections of books, art, Vincent Price artifacts, and vast knowledge of antiques. Nolan is a resident of South City St. Louis and is active in community programming, outreach, and historic preservation. She is currently working on applied anthropological research in urban and rural environments and is involved in co-creating and implementing cultural events including the Off Russell Art Fair and the Krampus Research Association of St. Louis. In her spare time, Nolan is restoring an 1880 Victorian home, writes poetry and short stories, gardens, and plays piano.