Johannah Cousins recently graduated from Yale University, where she was an English major with a focus on gender studies and contemporary popular culture. Her senior thesis was an analysis of the cultural and feminist context of the Twilight series. She was a film and music critic and staff writer for the Yale Herald Arts & Entertainment Section.
As a four year member of the Yale Dramatic Association, she has worked in costume, prop, and set design for the theater, as well as theatrical production. She has studied Russian, including a summer abroad in St. Petersburg, and she is conversational in French.