Michael Lettieri, Editor of Italica


Department of Italian Studies
University of Toronto
Tel: (905) 828-5215
E-mail: michael.lettieri@UTORONTO.CA 


Michael Lettieri, Ph.D. in Italian Studies from the University of Toronto and Professor of Italian, is currently Vice-Dean (Academic Experience) at the University of Toronto Mississauga. He has served as (Founding) Chair of the Department of Language Studies, Associate Dean (Humanities) and Vice-Principal (Academic) at the Mississauga Campus (University of Toronto), and Director of the Italian School at Middlebury College (Vermont). Highlights from his extensive list of publications include articles and books on textual criticism, 16th-18th-century Italian literature, and second-language teaching and learning. He is a member of the editorial board of several peer-reviewed journals, co-edits the University of Toronto Press series Toronto Studies in Italian Pedagogy and Applied Linguistics and Guerra Edizioni’s journal Cultura e Comunicazione, and has served as Associate Editor of Italica from 1994-2014. Lettieri was also a member of the University of Toronto Press Manuscript Review Committee (2004-11) and Business Manager of Italian Canadiana (the official journal of The Frank Iacobucci Centre for Italian Canadian Studies, 1988-1999). Lettieri has received several academic awards, including the University of Toronto APUS-SAC Undergraduate Teaching Award, the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations Teaching Award, and the University of Toronto President’s Teaching Award. He is also a recipient of the American Association of Teachers of Italian Distinguished Service Award. Lettieri is a member of the University of Toronto Teaching Academy.