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Italian Class Instructors


  • Gregory Stringer: Teaches Beginner 1 & 2

    Gregory holds BAs in Classical Studies and Medieval History from Boston University, an MA in Medieval History from the University of New Hampshire and an MA in Latin Language Pedagogy from the University of Massachusetts Boston. He was professional tour guide in Rome, Italy, for nearly a decade, leading independent group tours of the monuments and museums of the Eternal City. Upon returning to the US in 2008, Mr. Stringer taught Italian at the University of New Hampshire and then Ancient and Medieval History at Plymouth State University. He currently teaches Latin at Burlington High School and during the summer he is the Assistant Director of the Paideia Institute�s 16 day Living Latin in Rome High School program, which gathers high school students from around the world to study Latin on site in Rome and around Italy.

  • Anna Rocca : Teaches Intermediate 1 & 2

    Anna was born in Rome, Italy and there received her first Laurea in Political Sciences, a second one in Theoretical Philosophy, and a Master in International Organization at the S.I.O.I. in Rome (Italian Society for International Organizations). Once in the U.S., she obtained a Master in French Studies and Literature with a Minor in Italian at the University of Eugene, OR, and a Ph.D. in French and Francophone Studies and Literature at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. Dr. Rocca has more than 20 years of experience teaching Italian. At present, she is Associate Professor at Salem State University where she teaches Italian and French languages and literatures.

  • Elisabetta Misuraca : Teaches Advanced 1 & 2

    Elisabetta holds an M.A. in Italian Literature from Boston College and a B.A. in Italian from the University of Rhode Island. Her career has been dedicated to educating and mentoring students of Italian inside and outside of the classroom, traveling with and guiding them in Italy on short term study abroad programs. She has much professional and personal experience with Italy’s various regional cultures and dialects. Throughout her time as an instructor, she has taught various courses: Introductory Italian, Intermediate Italian, Reading and Writing, Conversation and Composition, and advanced courses in literature, film, business, and culture. Her specific interests in Italian are in Medieval and Renaissance literature, cinema, women’s studies, study abroad, organized crime and Italy’s Mezzogiorno. Prior to joining Providence College, she taught at Bryant University, Lesley University, the Community College of Rhode Island, and Boston College. She is currently researching gender roles in Italy.


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