Viola Ardeni

Viola Ardeni is a humanities educator and scholar with a Ph.D in Italian (University of California, Los Angeles, 2019). Viola's areas of expertise are Italian fairy tales, innovative pedagogy, gender studies, childhood, and the study of literature and cinema. Currently, Viola holds the position of Lecturer and Italian Language Program Coordinator at the University of California, Davis.

Viola's contributions to the Literary Encyclopedia include a profile on Carlo Gozzi and one on Alice Ceresa.