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Staff Bio | Rossella Pescatori, Ph.D

Rossella Pescatori, Ph.D

Rossella Pescatori, Ph.D

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Rosella Pescatori received a Ph.D. in Italian at the University of California Los Angeles in 2004 and previously obtained two degrees from the University of Venezia (Ca’ Foscari) Italy, one in Philosophy in 1995 (with a dissertation in Social Psychology) and the other in Lettere in 1998 (with a dissertation in Art History). Her main interest of research and study is an interdisciplinary approach to literature focusing on Medieval and Renaissance studies. She is  the co-author and editor of the new English translation of Leone Ebreo’s Dialogues of Loves, University of Toronto Press, 2009. Currently as a philologist, she is pursuing a study that investigates the origin of the Italian language in connection to “Lingua Franca” in the Mediterranean basin. Rossella currently  teaches Italian at El Camino College.

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