Degrees, years, and locations
Laurea in Lingue e Letterature Starniere Moderne, 1988, Università di Torino, Italy
M.A. Comparative Literature, 1992, University of Oregon,
Ph. D. Comparative Literature, 2001, University of Oregon
Research and teaching interests
Language pedagogy; twentieth- century Italian Literature; pre-modernist Italian Literature;
feminist theory, contemporary Italian theater.
First- and Second-Year Italian
Esssentials of Italian
Survey of Italian Literature: 19th and 20th Century
Survey of Italian Literature: Baroque and Illuminism
Seminar : Carlo Emilio Gadda
Seminar: Between Romanticism and Modernism: The Experience of the Scapigliatura Milanese, spring 2005
Seminar: Dario Fo e il teatro italiano contemporaneo Spring 2009
"La Milano ironica dei Promessi Sposi." Romance Languages Annual VII (1995): 239-244.
"I dodici abati di Challant: The Metabolized Middle Ages," Gendering Italian Fiction: Feminist Revisions of Italian History. Maria Ornella Marotti and Gabriella Brooke Eds. Madison and Teaneck: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999.137-147.