Graduate Fellow in Italian
206 Hagerty Hall
1775 N College Rd.
Columbus, OH 43210
Areas of Expertise
- Italian Language Pedagogy
- M.A. Linguistics and Multicultural Communication, Università per Stranieri di Siena, 2012
- B.A. Italian Modern Literature, University of Catania, 2009
Samanta Buffa holds a B.A. in Modern Italian Literature from the University of Catania and a M.A. cum laude in Linguistics and Multicultural Communication, with a major in Teaching Italian to foreigners from the Università per Stranieri di Siena. While in Siena, she won a fellowship to do an internship at the Italian Institute of Culture in Melbourne, Australia. There, she conducted thesis research on the cultural, linguistic, and social condition of the second and third generation Italians in Melbourne. In 2012, she won an assistantship to teach Italian at Bucknell University, PA. Since her arrival to Columbus in 2014, she has taught Italian to students from elementary to college level.