Cinzia Di Giulio
Associate Professor of Italian & Chair,
World Languages and Cultures
Ph.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Cinzia Di Giulio is associate professor of Italian. She completed her doctorate in Italian and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a dissertation on late-19th-century Italian novelist Emilio De Marchi. She holds a Master’s degree in Comparative Literature from Purdue University and a Laurea summa cum laude in English and Russian Literature from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano. Her main research interests and publications are in 19th- and 20th-century narrative, cultural studies, women’s studies, and film.
A native of Italy, Dr. Di Giulio grew up in Como, where she still travels every year to visit her family. She came to the U.S. in 1988 to pursue her graduate school studies and has taught a variety of courses (from Introductory Latin to Accelerated Italian for graduate students, to graduate courses in Women’s Studies) at such institutions as Purdue University, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Wesleyan University. She joined the faculty of Merrimack College in 1999.