Jennifer “Jay Jay” Stroup is currently pursuing her MA at the University of Central Florida in Literary, Cultural, and Textual Studies. Her expected graduation date is May of 2012, and she is applying for PhD programs that specialize in Early American literature. Research interests include Early American literature, women’s writing, the Archive and Digital Archive, digital humanities and technology, and feminist theory. Jay Jay is active within the academic community, presenting at two conferences in 2011. She is scheduled to present at the Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association National Conference in April 2012. As a junior scholar interested in early American literature, she attended the Society of Early Americanists’ Seventh Biennial Conference. She was awarded the Frances R. Lefkowitz Endowed Scholarship from the Department of English for the Fall 2011 semester. On the UCF campus, Jay Jay is the treasurer of Graduate Student Association and is a member of the Graduate Curriculum Committee of the Graduate council. As a member of the executive board of the Graduate Student Association, Jay Jay was selected as one of four graduate students to attend and represent the University of Central Florida at The National Association of Graduate-Professional Students’ 25th Annual National Conference in October 2011.