Valentina Graziuso

Ph.D. Student

At UNC since 2018
Advised by Professor Serenella Iovino
Dey Hall 319


  • Ph.D. candidate in Italian Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MA Italian Studies, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MA Linguistics and Web Technology, University Marburg, Germany
  • BA Linguistics and Cultural Mediation, Orientale University of Naples, Italy
  • About Valentina

    Valentina is a third-year PhD student and a TA in the Italian Department at UNC. Her academic interests include modern \ contemporary Italian literature and the Environmental Humanities. She is currently researching on the literary representation of non-human creatures and vulnerability in Carlo Levi and Anna Maria Ortese’s writings.

    Awards & Honors

  • 2021 Dana B. Drake Award for Excellence in Teaching Italian
  • Typical Courses Taught

  • ITAL 101
  • ITAL 102
  • ITAL 203