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Jennifer dos Reis dos Santos

Dr. Jennifer dos Reis dos Santos is a cultural activist and historian. Her doctoral degree focuses on how African American folklore is a means of recording cultural memory and history. Other research interests are African American literature, Voodoo literature, and postcolonial theory. She got her graduate degree from Aberystwyth University, Wales where she enjoyed going on long walks and watching wild horses. Her long-term goal is to empower younger generations through folklore and to show them how to embrace their cultural memory and history.


  • 2017–2021
    PhD Candidate, Aberystwyth University


  • 2021 
    Aberystwyth University , Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2018 
    Aberystwyth University , Master of Arts in Literary Studies
  • 2016 
    Aberystwyth University, Bachelor of Arts in English and World Literatures