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About Jeana Jorgensen

Jeana Jorgensen is an Instructor in the Departments of History and Anthropology and Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies at Butler University.


Present Instructor, Butler University Department of History & Anthropology
Present Instructor, Butler University Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies Program

Research Interests

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Honors and Awards

  • 2014 Butler Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies program Mini-Grant to present at the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
  • 2011-12 DoRa Scholarship Recipient: full funding to reside and study at the University of Tartu, Estonia, hosted by the Department of Estonian and Comparative Folklore
  • 2011 Paul Fortier Prize Winner, for “Computational Analysis of Gender and the Body in European Fairy Tales” (co-authored with Scott Weingart) at Digital Humanities 2011


  • The Body and Society
  • Folklore of the Midwest
  • Written Out of Wedlock
  • Dark Desires in Fairy-Tale Fiction
  • Dance, Gender, and the Body
  • Body Art
  • Sex Education Across Cultures

Contact Information

Articles (12)

Book Chapters (4)

Book Reviews (9)