Visiting Scholars

Distinguished Visiting US-Italian Fulbright Assistant Professor (Spring 2020)

Gabriella Saputelli

Gabriella Saputelli, Ph.D.

Gabriella Saputelli is a researcher at the Institute for the Study of Regionalism, Federalism, and Self-Government (ISSiRFA) in the National Research Council (CNR) in Rome, a position she has held since March 2011. She has taught courses on law, citizenship, and human rights at the University of Teramo, the LUMSA University of Rome, and at the International Telematic University (UNINETTUNO). She holds Laurea in Law and a Ph.D. in Italian and European Constitutional Law from the University of Teramo, and is licensed to practice law in Italy. In March 2018, she achieved the National Scientific Qualification of Associate Professor in Public Law. At Notre Dame, she will be hosted by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies and will teach a course on the rule of law and fundamental rights in the European Union for the Law School and Keough School of Global Affairs.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow (2019-21)

Matteo Favaretto

Matteo Favaretto, Ph.D.

Matteo Favaretto holds a Laurea in Classics from the University of Padua, a Ph.D. in Italian literature from the Ca' Foscari University of Venice, and a Ph.D. in Italian literature from Royal Holloway, University of London. At Notre Dame, he will be working on a project entitled "Repertorio dei prosimetri in volgare dalle Origini al 1500," funded by a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship. After two years at Notre Dame, Dr. Favaretto will spend a year at Ca' Foscari completing the project.


Visiting Doctoral Students

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Hasmik Vardanyan, University of Verona (Spring 2020)

A graduate of Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences, Department of Italian Language, Hasmik is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Philology, Literature and Performance Studies at the University of Verona with a project on "The 'Armenian Dante-esque': Dante in the Armenian Poetry of the 20th Century."