Jennifer S. Furlong

Graduate Center, City University of New York

Jennifer S. Furlong is the director of career planning and professional development for doctoral students at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She also is a scholar of book history who will soon complete a master’s degree in library and information science from the Palmer School, Long Island University. Her academic training is in eighteenth-century French literature, history, and culture and she earned her Ph.D. in Romance Languages at the University of Pennsylvania. With Julie Miller Vick, she is the co-author of the Career Talk column in The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Academic Job Search Handbook, 4th ed. (Philadelphia: U. of Pennsylvania Press, 2009). Like many of those who write about Edward Stratemeyer, she is a long-time fan of his work and collects first-editions of his Nancy Drew series.

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