Jenna Portier

Instructor of English

Asian Culture Club Adviser


B.A. in English with a concentration in Creative Writing from Nicholls State University; M.A. in Writing and Linguistics at Northwestern State University

Areas of Specialization:

English as a Second Language/English Language Learners; Composition and Rhetoric; Literature and Culture of Other Countries

Courses taught:

English 101 & 102: Composition
English 210: Topics in literature

  • The Literature and Culture of Japan

English 256: Poetry and Drama


Recent publications:

“Principal decision-maker.” Voila!: The Magazine of Nicholls State University (2010): 18. Print.

Why the House is Made of Gingerbread and Why Fairytales Steal the Lives of Middle-aged Women.” Louisiana English Journal 13 (2010): 59-60. Print.


Profile on Kevin George for Voila!

Poems published:

Six poems published in the 13th (2011) Jubilee Jambalaya publication.

Literary Judge:

Poetry Out Loud competition hosted by the Houma Regional Arts Council

Contact information:

Office: 121F Peltier Hall