Jim Carter earned his Ph.D. in Italian at the University of Michigan, and he is currently working on a book manuscript titled Olivetti and the Intellectuals: Making Italian Industrial Culture, which explores the substantially expanded role of business in twentieth-century Italian culture. As an interdisciplinary scholar of Italian studies, his research and teaching interests span the literary and visual arts, centring especially on industrial culture, historiography and posthumanism. His essays have appeared in international peer-reviewed publications like Modern Italy and Italian Culture, and he is the co-editor (with Carlo Baghetti and Lorenzo Marmo) of the volume Italian Industrial Literature and Film, which will be published in Peter Lang Press’s Italian Modernities series. He won the Rome Prize in Modern Italian Studies from the American Academy in Rome in 2018–19. He has been an editorial assistant and translator for the Journal of Italian Cinema & Media Studies since 2020.