Danielle Alesi

Graduate Student; Fall 2017-Spring 2018 Teaching Assistant Profile Image
Graduate Student; Fall 2017-Spring 2018 Teaching Assistant History daniellealesi28@gmail.com (402) 472-2414 922 Oldfather Hall



Danielle received her Bachelor of Arts in the three year honors program at Hartwick College in History and Political Science in May 2013 and then completed her Master of Arts degree in Renaissance, Reformation, and Early Modern Studies at the University of Birmingham, U.K. in December 2014. At the University of Birmingham, she worked on court politics, material culture, patronage, and gift exchange in Tudor England, particularly focusing on female patronage and exchange. She completed a Master’s dissertation on patronage in “The Lisle Letters” under Dr. Richard Cust.

Currently, Danielle is a PhD student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in History with a Medieval and Renaissance Studies graduate minor, working with Dr. Carole Levin. Her research primarily focuses on Margaret of Anjou, the Wars of the Roses, female agency and community, and Shakespeare. Notable publications include a chapter in Shakespeare’s Queens (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming) and a chapter in Game of Thrones vs. History (Wiley & Blackwell, forthcoming).