Louise George Clubb is Professor Emerita of Italian Studies and Comparative Literature. A former Chair of the Department of Italian (as it then was) and Dean of Humanities in the College of Letters and Science, she is a leading expert on Italian Renaissance theater and literary relations between Italy and England during the Renaissance. » read more »
Catherine (better known to all as Caterina), BA North Dakota State University, MA Berkeley, is Lecturer Emerita in Italian. For many years she served as coordinator of the Department’s language teaching program, in succession to the late Cecilia Ross, was active in professional development and the development of pedagogical materials, and was a tireless advocate for Italy’s language and culture throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Gavriel Moses, Ph.D. Brown University, is Emeritus Professor of Italian Studies and Film & Media. His areas of specialization include Italian and European Literature from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, literature in film, and the history and theory of the representational apparatus from the sixteenth century to the present. » read more »
Anthony Newcomb, Ph.D. Princeton, is Emeritus Professor of Italian Studies and Music. He is a scholar of Italian secular music and poetry, 1550-1630, with a special interest in patterns of patronage and the history of printing. His work has primarily centered around Ferrara and Rome, but his most recent work is extending southward toward Naples. » read more »
Loren Partridge, Ph.D. Harvard University, is Professor of the History of Art and Italian Studies. A scholar of Italian Renaissance painting, sculpture, and architecture with an emphasis on Rome, Florence, and Venice, he has approached his topic through genres: urbanism (fortifications, streets, public sculpture); churches (altarpieces, chapels, tombs), palaces and palace decoration (devotional works, portraits, halls of state) and villas and villa decoration (frescoes, gardens, fountains). » read more »
Nicolas J. Perella was Professor Emeritus of Italian Studies. The acknowledged dean of Leopardi studies in the United States, he was also an accomplished translator. » read more »
Randolph Starn, Ph.D. (History) Harvard University, is emeritus professor of History and Italian Studies. From Spring 2003 through Summer 2004 he was the first director of the Italian Studies Program in the Center for European Studies. » read more »
Stephen Tobriner, Ph.D. Harvard University, is a professor in the Department of Architecture and curator of the College of Environmental Design Documents Collection. Professor Tobriner teaches courses on the history of architecture and cities, Baroque architecture, Mesoamerican architecture and urbanism, engineering history, the history of reconstruction after seismic disasters, and social responsibility in architecture. » read more »