Faculty

three prof

Myriam Swennen Ruthenberg - retired, founder FAU Italian Program
Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature
Ph.D., New York University
M.A., University of California at Los Angeles
“licentiaat” in Translation, State University of Antwerp, Belgium

Ilaria Serra
Professor of Italian and Comparative Studies
Ph.D. in Comparative Studies, Florida Atlantic University
“Laurea,” University of Venice Ca’ Foscari

Emanuele Pettener
Assistant Professor of Italian and Writer in Residence
Ph.D. in Comparative Studies, Florida Atlantic University
"Laurea," University of Venice Ca' Foscari


Federica Vacca
Graduate Teaching Assistant
M.A. candidate in Linguistics, Florida Atlantic University
“Laurea triennale,” Università di Cagliari in Linguistica e Mediazione Culturale

Heidi Moura
Graduate Teaching Assistant
M.A. candidate in Linguistics, Florida Atlantic University
B.A. in Linguistics and Italian, Florida Atlantic University

Domenica Diraviam
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Ph.D. Candidate in Comparative Studies, Florida Atlantic University
MA, Broward College 

Manuela Filomena
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Ph.D. student in Comparative Studies, Florida Atlantic University
“Laurea magistrale,” Università di Roma

Zachary Scalzo
Adjunct
MFA University of Calgary
M.A. in Comparative Literature, Florida Atlantic University

Jonathan Ramazzini O'Neill
Adjunct
Ph.D. in Comparative Studies, Florida Atlantic Universityy
M.A. in Comparative Literature, Florida Atlantic University

 

spring 22 team

Our Spring 2022 team: Ilaria Serra, Domenica Diraviam, Federica Vacca; Jonathan Ramazzini O'Neill, Manuela Filomena, Heidi Moura; Zac Scalzo, Emanuele Pettener