Department of Modern Languages

The University of Mississippi

Italian Faculty

Catherine Albers

Graduate Teaching Assistant in Italian
Office: 207 Howry | 662-915-6980 | cmalbers at

Giovanna Brunetti

Instructor in Italian
Office: E-213 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-5809 | gbrunett at

Valerio Cappozzo

Assistant Professor of Italian
Director of the Italian Language Program
Ph.D., Indiana University
Dr. Cappozzo’s research interests include the influence of Islamic dream and divinatory sciences on early Italian poetry.
Office: 207 Howry | 662-915-6980 | vcappozz at

Paola D’Amora

Instructional Assistant Professor of Italian
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Office: 204 Howry | 662-915-3110 | pdamora at


William Schenck

Instructor of Italian and Associate Director of the Croft Institute for International Studies
Ph.D., Boston College
Office: 314 Croft | 662-915-1500 | wschenck at

Santo Arico

Professor Emeritus of French and Italian