SENIOR LECTURER, DIRECTOR OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE STUDIES, DIRECTOR OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES
Cristina Abbona-Sneider (Brown Ph.D, 1998) is Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies. As Director of Italian Language Studies Cristina coordinates and administers the Italian Language Program and serves as supervisor and trainer for graduate teaching assistants. She is also DUS, on-campus Advisor for...
Professor of Italian Studies , Professor of History
Caroline Castiglione is Professor of Italian Studies and History. Her research interests include political, legal, gender, and women's history in Italy and Europe between 1500-1800. Her first book, Patrons and Adversaries: Nobles and Villagers in Italian Politics, 1640-1760 (Oxford...
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Italian Studies, Resident Director of Brown in Bologna Program
Anna Maria Digirolamo (Sorbonne Ph.D., 1996) is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Italian Studies and Director of the Brown-in-Bologna program. She coordinates and teaches the Italian Language and Culture Proseminar in Bologna. She worked for more that 20 years in the study abroad field. She...
Professor of History of Art and Architecture and Italian Studies
Evelyn Lincoln is an art historian specializing in the history of print culture and the book in the early modern period, with a special focus on Rome. She has an appointment in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture and is a member of the Center for the Study of the Early...
Professor of Italian Studies
R.L. Martinez has published extensively on Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Ariosto, and Machiavelli. He is the co-editor, with Robert Durling, of the Oxford University Press edition of Dante's Comedy, and, also with Durling, co-authored a book on Dante's lyrics (Time and the Crystal:...
Visiting Associate Professor, French and Francophone Studies, Visiting Associate Professor, Italian Studies
An Italian native speaker, Laura Odello grew up and was educated in Italy before moving to Paris where she studied with Jacques Derrida, whose works she translated into Italian. She has taught a class on Italian feminism (in Italian) last semester, and team-taught with Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg a...
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Italian Studies and at the Cogut Institute for the Humanities
Eleanor Paynter is Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Italian Studies and at the Cogut Institute for the Humanities, working on Africa-Europe mobilities, transnational Italy, and literatures and politics of migration. Her research bridges critical refugee and postcolonial studies and...
Professor of Italian Studies, Director of Graduate Studies, Coordinator of the Virtual Humanities Lab, Affiliated Professor of Modern Culture and Media
Massimo Riva was educated in Italy (Laurea in Filosofia, University of Florence, 1979) and the United States (Ph.D. in Italian literature, Rutgers University, 1986). He is the author of four books, published in Italy, on literary maladies and national identity, post-humanism and the...
The John P. Birkelund Distinguished Professor of European Studies, Professor and Chair of Italian Studies , Professor of Comparative Literature, Affiliated Professor of Modern Culture and Media
Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg works on the literature, culture and politics of nineteenth and twentieth century Italy and Germany. She received her B.A. (Hons.) from the University of Essex, Great Britain, her Ph.D. in Political Science from Yale University, and M.A. in German Studies from Cornell...