Chair, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Professor of Comparative Literature
Professor of Italian
Professor of Women's and Gender Studies
Paul D. Paganucci Professor of Italian Language and Literature
French and Italian
The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding
- "Laurea in Lingue e Letterature Straniere Moderne" Università Statale di Milano, Italy
- M.A. University of Washington
- Ph.D. Northwestern University
New Perspectives in Italian Cultural Studies: Definitions, Theory, and Accented Practices (volume 1)
New Perspectives in Italian Cultural Studies: The Arts and History (volume 2)
(Madison NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2012).
The Cultures of Italian Migration, co-edited with Anthony Tamburri (Madison NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP 2011).
Multicultural Literature in Contemporary Italy, co-edited with Marie Orton (Madison NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2007).
Migration Italy: The Art of Talking Back in A Destination Culture (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005).
Works In Progress
Internal Borders: The Culture of Difference in Italy
Un-Becoming Fascists: Autobiographical Narratives after WWII
Italian Communities in the Age of Migrations