Associate Professor of Foreign Languages, Department Chair
jrathbun [at] ashland [dot] edu
Jennifer Rathbun has a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in Contemporary Latin American Literature and is currently an Associate Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages at Ashland University in Ohio. The Bitter Oleander Press published her translation of the poetry collection Afterglow/Tras el rayo by world renowned Mexican author Alberto Blanco in June 2011. In 2009, she published her translation of the poetry collection Río vertebral/ Vertebral River by Mexican author Juan Armando Rojas Joo in Pecan Grove Press. Rathbun also translated Rojas Joo’s work Ceremonial de viento/ Ceremonial of Wind (2006) and is coeditor of the anthology of poetry Canto a una ciudad en el desierto (2004). In addition, her poetry, translations and articles on Contemporary Latin American Literature appear in numerous international reviews and journals.