Cory Massaro

Degree and Year: 
BA 2010
Professional Title: 
Software Engineer
Employer: 
Google

Professional Background: 
After graduating, I did an M.A. in Comparative Literature and another in Computational Linguistics before moving to my current role.

How has being an English graduate from Duke University helped shape your professional success?: 
Duke's English program imparted to me the an appreciation for possibility. I try to see the world in terms of learning opportunity, rather than as a series of constraints. I credit many of my English professors for shaping my cognition in this way.