I was raised in Sardinia, Italy, and pursued my bachelors degree in my home country before coming to America to obtain my M.A., and Ph.D. in 2015. I hold a Doctoral Degree in Comparative Literature from the Graduate Center, CUNY, with a specialization in Italian. I have taught Italian and Spanish language courses at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels, as well as courses in medieval and early modern literature.
B.A. in European Languages and Literature, Universita' di Sassari, Italy
M.A. in Comparative Studies, Florida Atlantic University
Ph.D. in Comparative Literature/ Italian Specialization, The Graduate Center, CUNY
ITAL:101 - Italian for Beginners I
ITAL:102 - Italian for Beginners II
ITAL:201 - Italian for Communication I
ITAL:202 - Italian for Communication II
ITAL: 203- Writing in Italian
ITAL: 316- Aspects of Italian Culture, "Facciamo un giro in carosello"
“Politics of Recognition and Devotion: Motherhood at Stake in Gabriella Kuruvillas’ short story, Ruben,” in LA FUSTA, Journal of Italian Literature and Culture. Vol. 22, fall 2014. Rutgers University Press, New Jersey. (no pag.)
Spring 2013-Spring 2015 Student Representative for the Renaissance Studies Certificate Program
Fall 2012-present Editorial Board, Quaderno Culturale, Italian Program Newsletter Queens College
Fall 2012- Fall 2013 Steering Committee: Comparative Studies Department Conference 2009-2010 Research Assistant, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Fall 2006-2008 Linguistic Lab Media Center, Florida Atlantic University