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Danielle Alesi is a History PhD Candidate at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and advisee of Dr. Amy Nelson Burnett and Dr. Julia Schleck. She has an Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Danielle’s research interests include Early Modern Europe and Early Modern Atlantic World history, animal studies, the human-animal relationship, travel, pre-modern racial construction, and print culture. Her prospective dissertation explores English, Spanish, and French textual discourse about eating animals in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Atlantic World.