Cassandre Durso


M.A., Lamar University, 2012
B.A., Lamar University, 2010

Archer 200K
(409) 880-8454

Cassandre Durso teaches U.S. history courses and serves as an instructional assistant for online academic partnership courses.  Her research interests include Italian and Italian-American history, and her thesis was titled “Of Seeds and Sorrow: The Italian Immigrant Experience in Texas and Louisiana, 1880-1925.”  She published an article on the recruitment of Italian immigrants to post-Reconstruction Texas and Louisiana in the Texas Gulf Historical and Biographical Record.  Her current research examines changing perceptions of Italian-American cultural identity.