Jenny Heijun Wills


Jenny Heijun Wills Title: Associate Professor
Office: 2A33
Building: Ashdown
Phone: 204.789.1474


Jenny Heijun Wills teaches Critical Race Studies, American literature, and writing. She is the author of Older Sister. Not Necessarily Related: A Memoir (Penguin Random House Canada). It won the 2019 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust prize for non-fiction. She also publishes scholarly writing on transnational and transracial adoption in literature, race and identity.

Teaching Areas:

Asian/American literatures and cultures; Ethnic Studies; popular culture, writing, critical adoption studies


(W) ENGL-3116-001 Topics in Creative Writing (Creative Non-Fiction)

(W) ENGL-3724-001 Topics in Race and Ethnicity: Anger

(W) ENGL-4903-001 Critical Race Studies: Race, Fashion, Beauty