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Lisa Vitale

Associate Professor of Italian 
Telephone: (203) 392-6750
Office: Engleman Hall D-152 


Dr. Lisa Vitale earned a Ph.D. in Italian language and literature from Yale University in 2008.  

Research interests

Dr. Vitale enjoys teaching early Italian literature, as well as basic language classes. Her research interests include fourteenth-century Italy and its literature, the intersection of literature, mysticism, art and theology, and in particular, the figure of St. Catherine of Siena.