Jessica Estep

Dr. Jessica Estep

Associate Professor of English

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Dr. Jessica Estep earned a doctorate in rhetoric and composition from Georgia State University, a master's degree in creative writing from Boston University, and a bachelor's degree in English from Harvard University. While her research and writing interests span from fiction to feminist methodologies to public rhetoric, she particularly enjoys teaching composition to first-year students. 

Estep has recently published or has forthcoming essays, fiction, and/or peer-reviewed articles in Community Literacy Journal, Inside Higher Ed, Women's Studies Quarterly and Peitho.

When not writing or teaching, Estep lives with her husband, son and rescue pup in Ormewood Park, Atlanta, and she enjoys bicycling, practicing yoga, gardening, running and knitting.


  • Doctorate – English (rhetoric and composition) – Georgia State University
  • Master's – creative writing (fiction) – Boston University
  • Bachelor's – English – Harvard University