Steven Botterill

Associate Professor of Italian Studies

  • 6329 Dwinelle Hall
  • On Leave Spring 2018

Steven Botterill, Ph.D. University of Cambridge, is Associate Professor of Italian Studies. He has published widely on Dante and other aspects of medieval Italian literature.

He is a two-time elected member of the Council of the Dante Society of America, and editor emeritus of the Society‚Äôs journal, Dante Studies. His teaching covers the spectrum of Italian literature and culture from 1200 to 1500, with occasional forays into the Romantic period, modern poetry, and the work of Pier Paolo Pasolini. His ongoing research involves thinking about Dante’s ethics in relation to language and theology. Currently Director of Berkeley’s interdepartmental Ph.D. program in Romance Languages and Literatures, he has been appointed to lead the University of California’s Education Abroad Program in Italy for the period 2015-17.

For a complete bibliography of publications, click here.

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