Academic and professional writing and editing; research; grammar and syntax; assistance for ESL learners (English as a Second Language).
Literature, poetry, religion, culture, Middle East, South Asia, foreign languages, travel, art, news, politics.
Francesca received her BA (magna cum laude) from Carleton College in 2011 in Islamic Studies, a self-designed interdisciplinary major.
Francesca received her masters' degree in Islamic Studies and the academic study of religion from the University of Chicago Divinity School in 2013.
Francesca is currently working towards her doctorate in Islamic Studies (expected 2018) at the University of Chicago Divinity School.
Francesca undertook a semester abroad in Amman, Jordan, with AMIDEAST (America-Mideast Educational and Training Services) in the fall of 2009, carrying a full course-load and focusing on training in Arabic language and literature.
Francesca has worked as a paid research assistant at elite institutes of higher education both in the US and abroad. This work included editing and providing feedback on book manuscripts, articles, chapters, and talks; locating and processing research materials; writing fieldwork reports; and contributing to grant proposals. She has also provided original written, video, and interactive content for websites affiliated with academic centers, and published written pieces in print and online.
Francesca wrote content for sections of Harvard University's Pluralism Project web site, which profiles interfaith organizations in the United States.