Samuel Ghelli

A native of Italy, where he spent his youth, Dr. Ghelli moved to the United States in 1994 after studying at the University of Florence, and received his Ph.D. in Italian in 2005 from the Department of Italian at Rutgers University. In the fall of 2008, Dr. Ghelli joined the Department of Foreign Languages, ESL, and Humanities at York College / City University of New York, where he teaches Italian and World Literature courses.

His literary interests are focused in particularly on 20th-century Italian literature, with special emphasis on Tozzi and Palazzeschi. He is also interested in Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy.