Contacts in Italian Studies

Location and Access

Center for Italian Studies
University of Pennsylvania
549 Williams Hall
255 South 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305


telephone: (215) 898-6040

Fax: (215) 898-0933

Center for Italian Studies

Fabio Finotti
(215) 898-6041

Assistant Director
Marina Della Putta Johnston
(215) 898-6040


We welcome visitors. Prior to their campus visit, students and their families who wish to attend a class or speak to a faculty member should contact the Undergraduate Coordinator for more information.

Academic Programs

Graduate Program in Italian Studies

Graduate Chair
Eva Del Soldato
(215) 898-6028

Graduate Coordinator
Ashley Truehart
(215) 898-1980

Undergraduate Program in Italian Studies

Undergraduate Chair
Marina Della Putta Johnston
(215) 898-6040

Undergraduate Coordinator
Georgia Kouzoukas
(215) 898-7839

Director of Language Programs, Department of Romance Languages
Kathryn K. McMahon
(215) 898-7440

Co-Directors of the Italian Language Program
Helen McFie Simone
(215) 898-8449
Lillyrose Veneziano Broccia
(215) 898-6071