Jennifer Andrews' areas of interest include nineteenth- and twentieth-century English-Canadian and American literature, Indigenous literatures, literary theory, border studies, and cultural studies.
She has published book chapters and articles in a variety of scholarly journals including American Literary History, ESC, American Indian Quarterly, ECW, The Canadian Review of American Studies and The Journal of Commonwealth Literature. Her co-authored book, Border Crossings: Thomas King’s Cultural Inversions, was published by the University of Toronto Press in 2003 and her SSHRC-funded book on Native North American women poets, titled In the Belly of a Laughing God, was published by the University of Toronto Press in 2011.
She received a $45,000 SSHRC Insight Development Grant (2014-2017) to pursue a new project entitled “Americans Write Canada” that explores American constructions of Canadian identities. She is the current President of the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE).