Jennifer Bunkley

Class of 2018

Jennifer Bunkley is a Georgia native and a member of the class of 2018 in the department of  African American Studies, with a focus in African American culture and life. Jennifer became interested in the department after taking AAS 201: Introduction to African American Studies in her sophomore year. For her Junior Paper, Jennifer focused on the visual politics of the Black Panther Party. For her senior independent work, Jennifer is heavily interested in the black female figure in folk culture, particularly the cultural influence of the conjure woman in the African-American community in the past and the present. Jennifer hopes to attend medical school to become a radiation oncologist after graduation. Outside of the classroom,  Jennifer has varied interests, from dance to social justice to astronomy. Jennifer is an intern with the Carl A. Fields Center and a member of the Undergraduate Advisory Board for the Department of African American studies. Jennifer is also the Assistant Artistic Director of Raqs, Princeton’s belly dance troupe.