Simona Muratore, a Senior Lecture in the Department of French and Italian, received her master’s degree (2003) and PhD (2006) in Italian Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to obtaining her U.S. degrees, she received a master’s degree in Pedagogy from the Università degli Studi di Firenze, in Italy (1996).
Dr. Muratore began teaching at Emory in 2006 and since then she has been teaching various courses in Italian language, culture, literature and film.
Her primary teaching and research interests include: Italian contemporary literature; Italian migrant literature; community-engaged learning partnerships; cultural acquisition and language pedagogy, food and literature and sustainable food. The latest interest is well connected with the Italian culture through the Slow Food Movement: an Italian organization, which promotes “good, clean and fair” food around the world. At Emory Dr. Muratore has designed and taught various courses at all levels.