Lori Jasmine Mascariña
Lori Jasmine Mascariña, was born in 1996 in Antwerp, Belgium. From an early age she developed a love of reading, writing stories, and learning languages, which over time translated into an academic interest in literature and linguistics.
At the University of Antwerp, Lori completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in English Linguistics and Literature with a minor in Theatre and Film. Additionally, she spent one semester at Trinity College in Dublin delving into Irish literature and one year at the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest to further explore the field of American Studies.
During her years at university, she conducted research on diverse topics such as children’s literature, queer and feminist poetry, literary adaptation, cognitive poetics, and sociolinguistics.
Until recently, Lori was working as a graduate teaching assistant at ELTE, where she taught courses in American English and Cognitive Linguistics and helped run the Writing Center. She currently works in Berlin and likes to spend her free time writing poetry, painting, cooking, and travelling.
Her specialty areas are:
• English and American Literature
• English Linguistics