Jessica O’Leary

  • Jessica is an Historical Studies graduate student within the Faculty of Arts. Her current research looks at the role of letter-writing in transregional dynastic families and how heads of families ensured dynastic longevity through the epistolary co-operation of their kin. She has previously looked at gender and rulership within the Italian court of Ferrara and classifications of femininity in witchcraft.

    She is also an associate of the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies within the School of Philosophical, Historical, and International Studies. You can find her online at and on Twitter.

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  • One of the Monash-Warwick Alliance’s flagship undergraduate activities, the peer-reviewed journal Reinvention, has recently published its latest edition, the result of many months of work ... Read more
  • The second annual International Conference of Undergraduate Research was a tremendous success with over two hundred students globally presenting their research on the world stage. Monash ... Read more