My research interests focus broadly on Italian cinema and 21st century literature. Of particular interest is the documentary genre, its development and progression from Fascist Italy into present day with a specific interest in ethnographic film and auto-documentary.
Understanding the Italian “Other” Through Italian Ethnographic Film from the 1950s and 1960s
AAIS 2013—"The Political Discourse of Silvio Berlusconi”
MMLA 2016—"How to Explain a Supernatural Illness: The Case of Tarantism in Southern Italy”
AAIS 2017—“Understanding the Italian ‘Other’: Diverse Modes of Visual Ethnographic Representation”