My work is in second language acquisition, strategies in foreign language learning and teaching, development of listening and comprehension skills, cross-cultural studies, twentieth-century Italian literature and film, intertextuality, and autobiography.
Parola a te! Heinle, Cengage Learning, 2008.
A vicenda: Lingua and A vicenda: Cultura, a second year Italian program, McGraw-Hill, 2008
Insieme: Review Grammar and Reader for second year Italian. McGraw-Hill, 2nd edition 1998.
Taped Exercises for Basic and Intermediate Italian. McGraw-Hill, 2nd edition 2000.
"Textual References in Leonardo Sciascia's Novel A Ciscuno il suo," Canadian Journal of Italian Studies, 1993.
Recent graduate courses taught:
Italian Theater 472
Italian 320--Contemporary Italian Literature (coming winter term 2007)