Jeff Erik Nunokawa is a Professor of English at Princeton University. He received a B.A. from Yale University and a Ph.D. from Cornell University. His research interests lie primarily in 19th century British literature, theory and criticism and feminist, gender and sexuality studies.
Since joining the faculty in 1988, he has won the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1992 and The Class of 2001 University Award for Distinguished Teaching. At Princeton, Jeff also served as the Master of Rockefeller College during the 2007-2008 academic year.
He is known for his jovial behaviour and desire to sit among his students and discuss anything and everything. Some students attribute this behaviour to his rumoured breakfasts: two Red Bulls and three apples.
Jeff’s connection to his students is strengthened through his non-traditional use of Facebook. His Facebook activities consist primarily of writing Facebook notes, which range in length from a few sentences to a few paragraphs. He has written over 3 200 notes to date, a ‘writing experiment’ that forms the basis of his Note Book.