Marissa Nicosia

Marissa Nicosia

Assistant Professor at Penn State Abington

http://rarecooking.com
Marissa Nicosia is an Assistant Professor of English at Penn State Abington where she teaches, researches, and writes about early modern English literature, book history and manuscript culture, and political theory. She holds a PhD in English from the University of Pennsylvania, a BA from Barnard College, and she previously taught at Scripps College. With Alyssa Connell, she is the co-founder of Cooking in the Archives: Updating Early Modern Recipes (1600-1800) in a Modern Kitchen, a public history project that curates transcribed and updated recipes from early modern English household manuscripts for an audience of food historians and culinary enthusiasts alike. These cookbooks are currently the most written-in, bookmarked, and dog-eared volumes on her shelf.

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