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 »
Mariagrazia De Luca joined Berkeley’s Italian Studies Department in 2018. She holds an M.A. in Italian and Comparative Literature from La Sapienza of Rome and an M.A. in English Literature from The City College of New York, CUNY. She is interested in Italian postcolonial studies, literature of migration, multilingualism, and language and desire.
Leslie completed her Ph.D. in Italian Studies at UC Berkeley; she specializes in nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first century Italian literature and Women and Gender Studies.
Kristen holds a B.A. in Italian Studies and Latin from the American University of Rome and an M.A. in Italian Studies from UC Berkeley. She has also worked for the Paideia Institute for Humanistic Study and been a participant in FIDEM’s program in Medieval manuscript studies. For the 2018-9 academic year, she was a fellow under the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion’s ‘New Directions in Theology’ grant.
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 »
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.
Marina Romani (Ph.D., UC Berkeley) is a film and music researcher, Italianist, and performer. » read more »
Nicole Trigg is a poet, translator, and scholar of feminist and queer philosophies and methodologies.