Faculty & Staff Directory
Senior Instructor and Italian Program Director
Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
University of South Carolina
Ph.D. Romance Languages: Italian with a Minor in Romance Philology. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008. Dissertation Title: Da lei, tutto: Female Relationships in the Narratives of Matilde Serao.
Italian language; Italian Food Culture; Italian Cinema; 19th-21st Century Italian Women Writers; The Italian Mystery and Suspense Novel; Dante, Petrarca & Boccaccio; Romance Philology; Business and Commercial Italian; Italian Culture, Politics and Society.
Currently completing two book projects:
1. The Urban Peasant: Communicating Italian Language and Culture through Food.
2. Chora, Chorus, Coro: Navigating the Female Space in the Universe of Italian Women Writers.