Flavia Laviosa is senior lecturer in the Department of Italian Studies at Wellesley College. Her research interest is in Italian cinema. She has published chapters in edited volumes including: He Was my Father, co-edited by S. Gastaldi and D. Ward (Peter Lang, 2018), The Blackwell Companion to Italian Cinema, edited by F. Burke (Wiley-Blackwell, 2017), The Italian Cinema Book, edited by P. Bondanella (British Film Institute, 2014), New Italian Political Cinema? Emerging Themes, edited by W. Hope et al. (Troubador, 2013), Popular Italian Cinema and Politics in a Postwar Society, edited by F. Brizio-Skov (I. B. Tuaris, 2011) and articles in refereed journals like Journal of Mediterranean Studies, Studies in European Cinema, JOMEC, Rivista di Studi Italiani. She also edited the collection of essays Visions of Struggle in Women’s Filmmaking in the Mediterranean (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).