Jennie Klein is a professor at Ohio University in the School of Art + Design. Her research interests include contemporary art, performance/ live art, feminist and gender theory and art history, and maternal studies.
Klein has published in a number of journals and art magazines, including New Art Examiner, Art Papers, Afterimage, Genders, n.paradoxa, Contemporary Theatre Review, and PAJ.
She is the editor of Responding to Site: The Performance Art of Marilyn Arsem (co-edited with Natalie Loveless), Assuming the Ecosexual Position by Annie Sprinkle and Elizabeth Stephens, Histories and Practices of Live Art (co-edited with Deirdre Heddon), and The M Word: Real Mothers in Contemporary Art (co-edited with Myrel Chernick).
Klein is currently involved with The Routledge Companion to Performance Art, co-edited with Natalie Loveless, a book that seeks to includes voices, institutions, and events around live art that are outside of Western Europe and North America.