Jessica obtained her Bachelor's of Liberal Studies in Anthropology and Sociology from the University of Missouri, United States. During her time in school, she studied ancient Greek and ancient Egyptian archaeology, along with hieroglyphic translation. She has extensively studied the anthropology of witchcraft, magic, and monster lore academically as well. With a lifetime interest in the mysteries of the ancient world, Jessica enjoys exploring topics of mythology, ritual, tradition, art and ancient architecture. She is also compelled by the connections between modern sociological concepts and the societies of the distant past. In her spare time, Jessica loves to read adventure novels, research her topics of interest, and play open world video games.
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