Professor of ItalianProfessor of Comparative LiteratureProfessor of Women's and Gender StudiesPaul D. Paganucci Professor of Italian Language and Literature
(603) 646 2088
French and Italian
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
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).
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).
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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