Jennifer’s research interests include the gospel of Matthew—especially polemics, eschatology, and constructions of bodies and gender—and the Holocaust. Her dissertation focuses on Matthew 19:12.
A native Texan, she has roots in the United Methodist Church. Her four grandparents attended the same Fort Worth UMC church, where her parents Roger and Hannah first met and were later married. Jennifer lives in Hendersonville, Tennessee, with daughter Sophia and son Isaac.