Jeffrey Pence ’88

  • Associate Professor of English and Cinema Studies

Areas of Study


  • BA, Oberlin College, 1988
  • MA, Temple University, 1993
  • PhD, Temple University, 1998


Jeff Pence teaches courses in contemporary American literature. He has special interests in the topics of narrative theory, memory and media, technology and culture, and spirituality.  He also holds an appointment in the Cinema Studies Program.

Spring 2022

Selected Directors: Terrence Malick — CINE 180
Selected Authors: Marilynne Robinson — ENGL 180

Fall 2022

Film Experience: The Cinematic World — CINE 116
Media and Memory — FYSP 128