Alyssa Granacki

Student

Alyssa holds a BA from Duke University in History and Italian Studies. She is interested in medieval Italian literature, particularly Dante and Boccaccio, as well as feminist thought and women writers. Her dissertation examines the relationship between women and philosophy in early Italian literature.

From 2013-2014, Alyssa served as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Southern Italy. She is a current James B. Duke fellow and is completing graduate certificates in College Teaching as well as Feminist Theory. 

Interest: Medieval Italian Literature, particularly Dante and Boccaccio, as well as transformations of these texts in modern and contemporary works; Gender Studies; Women Writers, and Feminism.