Jenna Trenberth

Instructor, Tutoring Center Co-Coordinator, Writers' Workshop Consultant


Jenna has held a variety of roles in higher education; at UMD she has also worked as a student worker, staff member, and a graduate teaching assistant. Outside of work, Jenna enjoys spending time with her husband, Tony, and daughter, Mara, traveling when possible, and trying out textile arts.

Office: KAML 216, 416 Library Drive, Duluth, MN 55812 

Spring '23 Office Hours:
Monday: 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 - 2:00 pm

BAS, Teaching Communication Arts and Literature Grades 5-12, UMD
MA, English, UMD


  • A Game of Thrones by GRR Martin
  • The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • Educated by Tara Westover
  • Becoming by Michele Obama
  • In the Garden of Beasts by Eric Larson
  • Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
  • Duluth restaurants: The Pickwick, Ursa Minor, Happy Hippie Tacos, Mexican Maya, and Lulu's Pizza
  • Stress-reducing activities: macrame, puzzles, embroidery, yoga, and baking 
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