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 has been elected the next President of the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE), and will serve in that capacity from 2018-2020.