Caresse Jackson

  • Princeton University
  • Department of Comparative Literature
  • PhD Candidate

Caresse Jackson is a graduate student in the Department of Comparative Literature. Her research interests include Classica Africana, with an emphasis on Classicisms of the Black Atlantic, the cultural, literary, and art historical transmissions of Greco-Roman Antiquity, Painting and Poetry, Aesthetics, and Cultural Studies.  She is a student of Italian, Latin, and Spanish, and she is currently beginning the study of Ancient Greek.

Caresse graduated summa cum laude from CUNY Hunter with a BA in English Literature and minors in Classics, Philosophy, and Art History. She was a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow and is now a President’s Fellow at Princeton University.