Francesca Santovetti joins the Liberal Arts faculty as a teacher of Italian. She received her PhD in Italian Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles, and has taught at UCLA, Georgetown, the University of Michigan, New York University, and Mount Holyoke. She has edited and translated many books and articles and is herself a published author. Her awards include scholarships, grants, and fellowships from organizations in both Italy and the United States.
Describing herself as a gourmet, she also earned a degree in Culinary Arts at the Academie d'Art Culinaire Cordon Bleu in Rome.
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.