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Cecchini, Fabiana Instructional Associate Professor


Fabiana Cecchini holds a Ph.D. in Italian Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and currently she is Instructional Associate Professor of Italian in the Department of Global Languages and Cultures at Texas A&M University where she teaches courses in Italian language and culture, Italian and global cinema. Her interests include teaching pedagogy, women's studies and autobiography, and media studies. She published on Sibilla Aleramo, Veronica Franco, Isabella Morra, Marco Bellocchio, Marco Tullio Giordana, and Guido Chiesa among the others. She co-authored two collections of essays: (with Ioana Raluca Larco) Italian Women and Autobiography. Ideology, Discourse and Identity from Fascism to Present (2011) and (with Silvia Giovanardi Byer) Representations of Female Identity in Italy. From Neoclassicism to the 21st Century (2017). Her educational activities involve collaborations between the Italian program at Texas A&M and the Italian program of the University of Houston and UT Austin, the Italian Cultural & Community Center and the Consulate General of Italy in Houston. Throughout her teaching career at Texas A&M University, Dr. Cecchini has been a member of committees at the departmental, college and university level, including the University Senate. Dr. Cecchini was awarded the 2022 Distinguished Achievement College-Level Award in Teaching from The Association of Former Students. Dr. Cecchini obtained the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) Effective Teaching Practices (ETP) Certificate (2023).

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  • Instructional Associate Professor