Expertise

Associate Professor of Italian Studies, born in Somalia and area of academic interests include Italy’s Colonialism in Africa; African diaspora literature and film of Italy; Blaxploitation and Italian cinema; Representations of Italian Americans; Postcolonial nostalgia; Food movements and activism; Philanthropy Studies.

Subject Area: Italian

Communities
Women's Studies, Italian
Degrees
PhD, University of Connecticut, 2008
Keywords
foreign language instruction