Academic staff

Professor Diana Glenn , Dean, School of Humanities, BA Adel, BA Hons (First Class) Flin, MA Flin, PhD UWA, DipEd Adel, FGLF08. Her research interests include: eighteenth century criticism of Dante; the role and significance of women in Dante's Commedia; Italo-Australian literature; issues involving women and the place of these issues in contemporary Italian fiction.

Dr Antonella Strambi , DottLett Milan, Cattolica, DITALS Siena, PhD Sydney, Lecturer and Cordinator of the Italian Section. Her research interests include the study of second language acquisition and teaching methodology, especially with ICT; cross-cultural communication and intercultural pragmatics, with a special focus on emotion communication. Section Coordinator, Honours and Postgraduate Coordinator

Dr Luciana d'Arcangeli , BA Hons (First Class) Univ. of London, MHRM Rome, PhD Strathclyde. Cassamarca Lecturer in Italian. Her research interests include: Italian theatre, with a particular focus on the theatre of Dario Fo and Franca Rame; interpreting and translation theory and practice; web-based language teaching and learning; contemporary Italian narrative and cinema. Director of Studies

Dr Daniela Rose PhD Flin, BA Hons (First Class) Flin, BA Adel, University Medal Flinders 2002.  Lecturer in Italian. Her research interests include the history of Italian migration to Australia with a particular focus on culture maintenance and ethnic identity of Italian communities in South Australia. Department Head

Professor Desmond O'Connor , full Academic Status


Administrative staff