Teresa Lobalsamo, Regional Representative: Canada
Department of Language Studies
University of Toronto Mississauga
Tel: (905) 569-4837
Teresa Lobalsamo is Assistant Professor (Teaching Stream) and Undergraduate Coordinator of Italian Studies at the Department of Language Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM). She received her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in Italian Studies in 2013. In addition to introductory Italian language courses, and in line with her research foci, Dr. Lobalsamo teaches cinema, culture, and experiential learning courses. She supervises undergraduate grant-funded research projects, organizes internship placements and undergraduate colloquia, and facilitates local and international co-curricular trips. Recent scholarly activities centre on high impact practices in foreign language learning, cinema and pedagogy, and teaching methodologies in large classes. Dr. Lobalsamo serves on several campus-wide committees and is also the American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI) Regional Representative for Canada.