People

The Center for Italian Studies is a hub for collaboration on Italian Studies with faculty across the university, advancing the Center's research mission and supporting teaching across the disciplines.

Director and Staff

Professor Theodore J. Cachey, Jr., Albert J. and Helen M. Ravarino Family Director of Italian and Dante Studies

David G. Lummus, Ph.D., Assistant Director

Demetrio S. Yocum, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate

Visiting Scholars and Students

Luca Lombardo, Ph.D., Visiting Research Assistant Professor of Italian

Christian Vassallo, Ph.D., Fulbright Italian Distinguished Lecturer

Leonardo Canova, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Pisa

Damien Pollard, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Cambridge

Notre Dame Faculty Affiliates

  • Maurizio Albahari

    Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology; Concurrent Associate Professor, Keough School of Global Affairs

  • Zygmunt G. Barański

    Notre Dame Professor of Dante and Italian Studies, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

  • Christopher Baron

    Associate Professor, Department of Classics

  • Tracy Bergstrom

    Director, Specialized Collection Services Program; and Curator, Zahm Dante and Early Italian Imprints Collection, Hesburgh Libraries

  • Alessia Blad

    Teaching Professor of Italian, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

  • W. Martin Bloomer

    Professor, Department of Classics

  • Francesca Bordogna

    Associate Professor, Program of Liberal Studies, and Concurrent Associate Professor, Department of History

  • Kathleen Boyle

    Associate Professional Specialist of Italian, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

  • Joseph A. Buttigieg

    In memoriam: Kenan Professor Emeritus, Department of English

  • Theodore J. Cachey, Jr.

    Albert J. and Helen M. Ravarino Family Director of Italian and Dante Studies; and Professor of Italian, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

  • Paolo G. Carozza

    Director, Kellogg Institute for International Studies; Professor of Law; and Concurrent Professor of Political Science

  • Meredith Chesson

    Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

  • Robert Randolf Coleman

    Associate Professor Emeritus of Renaissance & Baroque Art, Department of Art, Art History & Design

  • James Collins

    Professor and Chair, Department of Film, Television, and Theatre

  • Kathleen Sprows Cummings

    Director, Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism; and Associate Professor, Department of American Studies and Department of History

  • Silvia Dall'Olio

    Executive Director, Rome Global Gateway; and Adjunct Assistant Professional Specialist of Italian, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

  • JoAnn Della Neva

    Academic Director, London Global Gateway; and Professor of French, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

  • Margaret Anne Doody

    John and Barbara Glynn Family Professor of Literature, Department of English

  • Dennis P. Doordan

    Professor Emeritus, School of Architecture

  • Margot Fassler

    Keough-Hesburgh Professor of Music History and Liturgy, Department of Theology

  • Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

    William P. Reynolds Professor of History, Department of History

  • Sabrina Ferri

    Associate Professor of Italian, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

  • Brad Gregory

    Professor, Department of History; Dorothy G. Griffin Collegiate Chair in European History; and Director, Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study

  • David T. Gura

    Curator, Ancient and Medieval Manuscripts, Hesburgh Library; and Concurrent Associate Professor, The Medieval Institute

  • Marius B. Hauknes

    Assistant Professor of Medieval Art History, Department of Art, Art History & Design

  • David Hernandez

    Associate Professor, Department of Classics

  • Peter Holland

    Professor, Film, Television, and Theatre; McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies; and Associate Dean for the Arts

  • Vittorio Hösle

    Paul G. Kimball Chair of Arts and Letters; Professor of German, Department of German and Russian Languages and Literatures; and Concurrent Professor of Philosophy and Political Science

  • Heather Hyde Minor

    Academic Director, Rome Global Gateway; and Professor of 17th-18th-Century European Art, Department of Art, Art History & Design

  • Peter Jeffrey

    Michael P. Grace Chair in Medieval Studies; Professor of Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Department of Music

  • Robin M. Jensen

    Patrick O'Brien Professor of Theology, Department of Theology

  • Louis Jordan

    Associate University Librarian for Academic Services and Collections

  • Michelle Karnes

    Associate Professor, Department of English

  • Krupali Uplekar Krusche

    Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Research, Scholarship and Creative Work, School of Architecture

  • Catherine Kupiec

    Visiting Assistant Professional Specialist, Italian Renaissance Art, Department of Art, Art History & Design

  • Charles L. Leavitt, IV

    Assistant Professor of Italian, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

  • Giovanna Lenzi-Sandusky

    Director of Relations, Associate Special Professional Faculty, School of Architecture, Rome Program

  • Jennifer Newsome Martin

    Assistant Professor, Program of Liberal Studies; and Concurrent Assistant Professor, Department of Theology

  • Timothy Matovina

    Professor and Chair, Department of Theology

  • Elizabeth Forbis Mazurek

    Associate Professor, Department of Classics

  • Tadeusz Mazurek

    Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Classics

  • Ettore Mazzola

    Associate Professor of the Practice, School of Architecture, Rome Program

  • Giuseppe Mazzone

    Assistant Professor, School of Architecture

  • Barry McCrea

    Professor, Department of English; Donald R. Keough Family Professor of Irish Studies; and Concurrent Professor, Departments of Romance Languages and Literatures and Irish Language and Literature

  • John McGreevy

    Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History, Department of History

  • Margaret Meserve

    Associate Dean for the Humanities and Faculty Affairs, College of Arts and Letters; Fabiano College Chair in Italian Studies; and Associate Professor, Department of History

  • Christian Moevs

    Associate Professor of Italian, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

  • Hildegund Müller

    Associate Professor, Department of Classics

  • Thomas F. X. Noble

    Professor Emertius, Department of History

  • Robert E. Norton

    Professor of German; and Concurrent Professor of Philosophy

  • Alessandro Pierattini

    Assistant Professor, School of Architecture

  • Michael E. Pippenger

    Vice President and Associate Provost for Internationalization, Office of the Provost

  • Gretchen Reydams-Schils

    Professor, Program of Liberal Studies; Concurrent Professor, Departments of Philosophy and Theology

  • Robin Francis Rhodes

    Associate Professor of Ancient Art History and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Art, Art History & Design

  • Denis Robichaud

    Associate Professor, Program of Liberal Studies

  • Charles Rosenberg

    Professor Emeritus of Art History, Department of Art, Art History & Design

  • Ingrid Rowland

    Professor in Rome, School of Architecture

  • Chiara Sbordoni

    Adjunct Lecturer in Italian, Rome Global Gateway

  • Catherine Schlegel

    Associate Professor, Department of Classics

  • Ilaria Schnyder von Wartensee

    Ford Family Research Assistant Professor, Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Keough School of Global Affairs

  • Clemens Sedmak

    Professor of Social Ethics, Keough School of Global Affairs

  • Steven Semes

    Professor and Director of the Graduate Studies for Historic Preservation Program, School of Architecture

  • Tiziana Serafini

    Associate Professional Specialist of Italian, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

  • John W. Stamper

    Associate Dean and Professor, School of Architecture

  • Lucien Steil

    Associate Professor, School of Architecture

  • Patrick Vivirito

    Associate Teaching Professor of Italian, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

  • Warren von Eschenbach

    Associate Vice President & Assistant Provost for Internationalization, Notre Dame International

  • John P. Welle

    Professor Emeritus of Italian, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

  • Samir Younés

    Professor, School of Architecture