Jessica Venturi, Academic Support Coordinator, Graduate Program
Academic Support Coordinator, Graduate Program
University of Delaware
205 Memorial Hall
Newark, DE 19716
The Academic Support Coordinator for the Graduate Program, Jessica provides a broad range of support for the Graduate Program, and is committed to ensuring that our graduate students stay on track and enjoy success at every stage of their graduate careers. Prior to earning her MA at University of Delaware, Jessica attended University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, where she earned a BA in English Literature, Magna Cum Laude.
Jessica has presented her scholary work on James Baldwin ("Innocence and Guilt in America: Coming of Age in Another Country") at the Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum and was awarded the Rubin-Dorsky Essay Prize in American Literature (2016) for her essay "Modernity or Bust: Poverty and Progress in As I Lay Dying" from University of Colorado. Her graduate research focused on 20th century American literature, specifically analyzing the ways in which trash/waste studies and the materiality of language/metaphor can inform (and re-form) our understandings of class, race, and gender in the modern era.
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