Faculty and Staff

Department Faculty

Cristina Abbona-Sneider 
Sr. Lecturer and Director of Language Studies, Concentration Advisor. Office: 190 Hope St., Rm. 302 . Phone: (401) 863-3970
Ronald Martinez 
Professor of Italian Studies, on leave 2014-15 (Resident Faculty at the Brown Center in Bologna). Office: 190 Hope St., Rm. 308. Phone: (401) 863-3950
Caroline Castiglione 
Associate Professor of Italian Studies and History, Director of Graduate Studies. Office: 190 Hope St., Rm. 205. Phone: (401) 863-2098
Massimo Riva
Royce Family Professor of Teaching Excellence, Professor and Chair of Italian Studies. Office: 190 Hope St., Rm 202. Phone: (401) 863-3984
David Kertzer 
Dupee University Professor, Professor of Anthropology and Italian Studies. Office: 128 Hope St. Phone: (401) 863-3251
Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg
Professor of Italian Studies and Comparative Literature, Director of the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women. Office: 190 Hope St., Rm 301. Phone: (401) 863-3380


Evelyn Lincoln 
Professor of History of Art and Architecture and Italian Studies
Office: List Art Center. Phone: (401) 863-3349

Stephen Marth, Lecturer in Italian Studies (assigned to the Brown Center in Bologna)

Nicola Perugini, Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow in Italian and Middle-East Studies, Cogut Center for the Humanities (2014-16)

Antonella Sisto, Post-Doctoral Fellow in Italian Studies (2014-15)

Affiliated Faculty

Mary Bergstein, Rhode Island School of Design
Dana Gooley, Department of Music
Rebecca Molholt,  Department of History of Art and Architecture
Dietrich Neumann,  Department of History of Art and Architecture
Tara Nummedal, Department of History 

Faculty Emeriti

Dedda De Angelis, Senior Lecturer Emerita; Anthony Oldcorn, Professor Emeritus


Mona Delgado
Admin. Academic Department Coordinator, (401) 863-1561
190 Hope St., Room 203-A