"When I found out there was a subject that would let me study hide and seek in an
academic context, I knew I wanted to be a folklorist."
Alessandra earned her B.A. in Dramatic Writing from New York University. While at
NYU, she enjoyed working as a set designer for an Alice in Wonderland Opera.
Next at WKU:
Alessandra's folklore interests include foodways, music, and art. After earning her
M.A. at Western, she hopes to return to New York and work for the Folk Art Museum.
On the Inside:
Alessandra is from Washington, D.C. Because she has always lived in urban environments,
she has never learned to drive a car. Her roommates are teaching her to drive this
Alessandra in a Word: Chimerical