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Stefano MaranzanaAssistant Teaching ProfessorItalian


Stefano Maranzana completed his PhD in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching at the University of Arizona (2018). Prior to joining the faculty at Emory in 2023, Dr. Maranzana held positions at Duke University and at the Southern Methodist University (SMU). Dr. Maranzana’s research focuses on technology for Italian and French language pedagogy and Italian immigration in the USA. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including South Atlantic ReviewItalicaInternational Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, as well as several book chapters. Dr Maranzana's latest book chapter is entitled "Learning Italian with Cartoons," in Italian as a Foreign Language: Teaching and Acquisition in Higher Education by Vernon Press (2023). He was also nominated twice for SMU’s HOPE Professor of the Year Award (2021-2023).


Maranzana, S. (2023). Learning Italian with Cartoons. In A. Regagliolo (Ed.) Italian as a Foreign Language: Teaching and Acquisition in Higher Education. Wilmington, Delaware: Vernon Press.