Professor of Italian
Joint Appointment in Comparative Literature
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
Diversity and Decolonisation in Italian Studies, co-edited with Simone Brioni, Marie Orton, and Gaoheng Zhang, Special issue of Italian Studies in Southern Africa (Fall 2022)
Contemporary Italian Diversity in Critical and Fictional Narratives (Madison NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2021) co-edited with Marie Orton and Ron Kubati.
Migrant Writers and Urban Space in Italy: Proximities and Affect in Literature and Film (London: Palgrave McMillan, 2017).
Italy and the Cultural Politics of WWI (Madison NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2016).
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). Released in paperback in 2014.
Italian Cultural Studies, co-edited with Anthony Tamburri, Myriam Swennen Ruthenberg, and Ben Lawton (Boca Raton: Bordighera Press, 2002).
Italian Feminist Theory and Practice: Equality and Sexual Difference co-edited with Rebecca West, (Madison NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2002).
Italian Cultural Studies co-edited with Ben Lawton, (Boca Raton: Bordighera Press, 2001).
Mediterranean Crossroads: Migration Literature in Italy, (Madison NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999).
Public History, Private Stories: Italian Women's Autobiographies, (Minneapolis and London: Minnesota UP, 1996).