Sr. Maria Frassati Jakupcak Sr. Maria Frassati Jakupcak Assistant Professor, English; Core Fellow

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Areas of Expertise
Twentieth Century Catholic Literary Revival, Tolkien and the Inklings, Shakespeare’s comedies, metatheatre, the rhetoric of narrative


  • Doctor of Philosophy - English Language and Literature - The Catholic University of America (2020)
  • Master of Arts - English - The Catholic University of America (2013)
  • Bachelor of Science - Reading - Eastern Michigan University (2007)

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