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Jenny (she/her) is a fifth year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History where her dissertation research combines legal, social, medical, and disability histories to explore how gender and disability were mutually constitutive in early America. At Penn she has been a TA for undergraduate classes on American economic history and multiple offerings in legal history and early American history, in addition to Penn’s broader U.S. history survey. Prior to graduate school, Jenny was a practicing lawyer in New York and London, including as an International Human Rights Clinic supervisor and associate at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, NYU School of Law. Her experience in transnational and human rights law as well as disability history has made her particularly passionate about creating classroom spaces which emphasize belonging and amicable engagement with the diversity of lived experiences. A Penn undergraduate alumna (B.A. in History and Political Science), Jenny is also a strong advocate for humanities education within the University.