Current Students

If you have questions, please contact us at litprog@nd.edu or contact any of our students.

Students and their Area of Study

  • James Cotton, Renaissance Petrarchism, Neoplatonism, and Elizabethan Interpretations and Imitations of Italian Literature from Dante to Tasso

  • Mariana Cruz-Fernández, Iberian Literatures of Early Modern Spain

  • Elisabetta Drudi, Classics

  • Mazen El Makkouk, Egyptian and Greek Novel

  • Marisol Fonseca Malavasi, Contemporary Latin American Literature; Graduate Minor: Gender Studies

  • Deborah Forteza, Early Modern Spanish and English Literature; the Novel; Religion and Literature

  • Maria Giulia Genghini, Classical tradition and its reception, Patristics, Jesuit education in Latin America.

  • Qingyuan Jiang, Turn of the Century American Literature, Religion/Aesthetics in a Global Modernism Background. Graduate Minor in Irish

  • Alexander Larsen, Antebellum American Literature, Continental Philosophy, German Literature, Graduate Minor: Screen Cultures

  • John Marchese, Latin American Literature, Religion and Literature

  • Robert McFadden, Classics and Patristics, Cicero and St. Augustine, Ancient Theories of Friendship, The Philosophical Dialogue, Late Antiquity

  • Bretton Rodriguez, Medieval English and Spanish Literature

  • Courtney Smotherman, Italian Renaissance Literature

  • Hannah Zdansky, Medieval English, French, and Celtic Literatures