Gabriella Romani, Associate Professor of Italian, holds a Laurea from the University of Rome La Sapienza and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. She has taught at Barnard College and Princeton University before arriving at Seton Hall in 2005. She is the editor and co-translator of Edith Bruck, Letter to My Mother (2006) and of Edmondo De Amici's Impressioni di Roma (2011), and she is the co-editor of Writing to Delight: Nineteenth-Century Italian Short Stories by Women Writers (2007) and The Printed Media in fin-de-siècle Italy (2011). She has completed a book-length manuscript, Postal Culture: Writing and Reading Letters in Post-Unification Italy (2013) and is currently working on a new book focused on late nineteenth-century Italian Jewish writers and editing a collection of essays: Formation of a National Audience: Readers and Spectators in Italy, 1750-1890. Her main research interests are in nineteenth-century Italian culture and literature.