Italian studies Program Coordinator at SUNY New Paltz
Lisa Dolasinski, Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Lisa Dolasinski joins the College as Italian Studies Program Coordinator. She holds a Ph.D. in Italian Studies and a minor in Gender Studies, and her teaching and research center on topics of migration, aging and masculinity in contemporary Italian culture.
She currently serves as co-managing editor for the peer-reviewed journal Gender/Sexuality/Italy. Her recent publications include refereed articles and book chapters on the fluid sexual and racial identities of migrant protagonists onscreen, global hip-hop in/and Italy, representations of old age in Italian film comedies and using a hip-hop based education to teach immigration.
Dolasinski is also experienced in faculty professional development, including as a coordinator of teaching workshops and presentations on student engagement in hybrid and online modalities, designing accessible assessments and eliminating gender biases.