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‌Rose E. Facchini
Professor of Italian


M.A. Italian Literature, Middlebury College 
M.A. International Relations, Salve Regina University
B.A. History, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Courses Taught:
  • ITA 101: Elementary Italian I
  • ITA 102: Elementary Italian II
  • ITA 201: Intermediate Italian I
  • ITA 202: Intermediate Italian II
  • ITA 204: Italian Literature in Translation I
  • ITA 211: Contemporary Italian History through Film I
  • ITA 212: Contemporary Italian History through Film II
  • ITA 296: Directed Study
  • ITA 495: Independent Study
  • HST 320: Topics in European History
  • ENL 200: Studies in Literature
  • PSC 384: International Law and Organization
Online Courses Taught:
  • ITA 101-7101: Elementary Italian I
  • ITA 102-7101: Elementary Italian II

Research Interests:

  • 20th century Italian literature
  • Speculative fiction / Science fiction
  • Translation and translation theory
  • Literature crossing borders


  • “Humanitarian and Civic Assistance Healthcare Training and Cultural Awareness: Promoting Healthcare Pluralism,” Military Medicine 178 (May 2013): 537-­542.

Awards, Grants, Fellowships:

  • Provost’s Departmental Seminar Series (UMass Dartmouth Grant), 2018-2019
  • Provost’s Departmental Seminar Series (UMass Dartmouth Grant), 2017-2018
  • David Lee Shields MA’65 Scholarship, 2017
  • Kathryn Davis Fellowship for Peace, 2016

University Contributions:

  • Italian Film Series
  • Italian Studies Panel Discussion
  • Provost’s Departmental Seminar Series

External Links

CAS Faculty Profile
UMass Dartmouth Italian Studies Facebook Page

Tel:  508-999-8344
Office:  Liberal Arts Building, Room 351



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