Jessica Tebo is a first-year Ph.D. student. She is primarily interested in the long nineteenth-century novel, particularly representations of female mobility. Jessica graduated with her M.A. in Literature from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln in 2018. Her thesis, “Letters from Olive Fremstad to Willa Cather: A View Beyond The Song of the Lark,” won the Folsom Distinguished Master's Thesis Award. She is also the winner of the NCAA’s most distinguished academic award, The Walter Byers Graduate Scholarship. As the mother of two young boys, Jessica has no free time but tries to sneak in runs whenever she can.