Annalisa Mosca

Midwest Representative (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI, MN, IA)


School of Languages and Cultures
Purdue University
Tel: (765) 496-2285


Annalisa Mosca is Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of Italian Language at Purdue University in Indiana. She holds a Doctorate of Modern Languages, D.M.L. in Italian from Middlebury College Language Schools in Vermont. Her second D.M.L. language is French. She created and is the leader in charge of the faculty-led departmental study abroad program in Trieste, Italy. She has participated in the AP reading for Italian in various roles, including as invited speaker for the Professional Night in 2015, and in the AP Standard Setting for Italian. She has also served on the SAT Italian Committee. She regularly presents on literacy and technology as well as intercultural competence at several national and international language conferences, including ACTFL Conference. Her workshops and presentations focus on the practical aspect of integration in the classroom; she has also published on several topics, most recently “Developing competence and critical thinking with activities based on the literacy approach” in The Journal of Language Teaching and Technology. In the fall of 2018 she received the IMPACT grant with the goal of redesigning the Italian Curriculum through literacy, active learning and technology. She was also invited in the program Growing Intercultural Leaders (GIL) level 2 and was accepted into level 3 with the goal of becoming a better mentor for students and colleagues.