Annamaria Bellezza holds a BAT in the Teaching of French from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an MA in Italian Literature from the University of California at Berkeley. » read more »
Mara Mauri Jacobsen, Ph.D. Italian, University of California, Berkeley, Laurea in History and Philosophy, University of Milan, is co-author of Prego!: An Invitation to Italian and of Il reale e il possibile, An Intermediate to Advanced Reader. » read more »
Ramsey McGlazer completed a Ph.D. in comparative literature and critical theory at UC Berkeley in 2015. He studies Italian, English, and Latin American literature and culture and writes about poetry and poetics, film, theories of education, and critiques of modernity.
Valerie McGuire earned her PhD in Italian Studies from New York University. Her research interests integrate Italian Studies and History and investigate issues of national identity, Italian empire, citizenship and migration from the Italian unification to the present. » read more »
Giuliana Perco (Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, Pennsylvania State University) is Lecturer and Italian Language Program Coordinator at the UC Berkeley. Before teaching at Berkeley, she taught Italian culture, literature and language at various universities such as Duke, the College of William and Mary, Penn State and Bryn Mawr College.
Dr Pieraccini will be teaching Italian Studies 170 in Spring 2018.
Marina Romani (Ph.D., UC Berkeley) is a film and music researcher, Italianist, and performer. » read more »