Paola Corrente is professor in the Academic Department of Humanities at Universidad del Pacífico (Peru). She is Doctor in Sciences of Religions for the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), Magister in Anthropology for the same university, and licenciate in Clasical Philology for the University of Salerno (Italy). Part of her doctoral research has been done in the Universities of Harvard and Oxford. Her research topics are related to mythology, religion and literature in ancient mediterranean civilizations, specially focusing on cosmogonic myths and the afterlife.