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Olimpia Pelosi

Associate Professor of Italian Studies

Degree/Institution: PhD University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Office: HU 225


Academic Focus

Research: Renaissance women poets; Baroque theatre; Baroque women mystics; comparative literature

Teaching: Elementary Italian, Intermediate Italian, Intermediate Composition and Written Italian


Born and raised in Italy, Olimpia Pelosi received an advanced degree in modern Italian literature and a degree in foreign modern languages and literatures (French and Spanish) from the University of Salerno, Italy. She earned her doctorate in romance languages and literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.