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MONICA ROSSI Cell phone: 917-733-9832 Monica471@vzwblackberry.net TEACHING EXPERIENCE Adjunct Assistant Professor in Italian, St.

Johns University, Queens, New York, January 2011 Head Teacher, Learn Italy USA New York, March 2010 to present Curriculum coordinator; teacher's coordinator Program Director, Head Teacher Italian for Toddlers / The Carousel of Languages, New York, September 2005 to October 2009 Curriculum curator; teachers' coordinator Teach Italian to children from 6 months to 12 years of age Italian Teacher United Nations International School Middle School/Tutorial House Manhattan Campus New York International Baccalaureate Program January 2009 to April 2009 After-school Program / Italian British International School Waterside Campus, New York January 2009 to October 2009 After-School Program / Italian United Nations International School Elementary School / Manhattan Campus New York September 2008 to October 2009 Assistant Professor in Italian, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, September 2001 to February 2005 Member of Faculty Senate Advanced Placement Program in Italian coordinator for the Modern Languages Depar tment Director Italian Summer Program in Italy, June 2003 Visiting Lecturer in Italian, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, 1993-2000 Post-Colonialism and Italian Society: Narratives of Recent Immigration (Spring 2000) History of Italian Cinema in English Seminar on Contemporary Italian Fiction "Herstory" Revisited: Women's Historical Novel Interpreting the Texts: A Survey of Contemporary Italian Literature Italian Through the Media Intermediate Italian Elementary Italian Senior Instructor, Language Immersion Institute, SUNY, New Paltz, 1996-2000 Continuing Education for Adults Advanced Italian Elementary Italian Instructor, Adult lessons, Scuola New York Guglielmo Marconi, New York, 1991 Advanced level Conversation Graduate Assistant, New York University, New York, 1989-91

WORKING EXPERIENCE: Modern Languages Association, New York Part - Time Administrative Assistant, November 2010 Convention Office - Assist director for convention programs to organize division meetings; discussion group meetings special sessions and allied organizations m eetings at the annual gathering of teachers and scholars in the field of language and literature study. Italian Trade Commission, New York Freelancer Summer 1999 - to present Recurring summer Fancy Food Show at Jacob Javits Center June 2005 - FFANY Show at Jacob Javits Center April 2008 - Moscato d'Asti seminar and wine tasting event at Del Posto Restaura nt, New York Translator/Interpreter Facilitated contact between Italian product sellers and American buyers Seraphine Wines, Ltd., New York Consultant for Italian market Kept contacts, produced documents, facilitated business transactions between Mis keit buyers and Italian wine producers Golin-Harris International June 2000 - May 2001 Account Executive Services including media relations and special events for high-tech and consumer market clients, developing and implementing corporate positioning and visibility programs, direct contact with client, interactive services, and printed materials. RAI Corporation 1991 - 1996 Assistant to the Vice President for TV Programs Documentary Producer Services including researching news topics on current American culture, developi ng content for programming, location scouting, filming crew recruiting, directin g, editing, adding subtitles to edited footage. Italian Cultural Institute New York, 1989 - 1993 Assistant to the Director of Cultural Events,Translator; Researcher Public Relations Event Producer for the Italian Theater Association Mondadori Publishing House, New York 1989 -1990 Researcher/Writer Rizzoli Publishing House, New York 1989 -1990 Researcher/Translator ** EDUCATION: Master of Philosophy. Italian, New York University New York, May 2005 Master of Arts, Italian, University of Washington, Seattle, 1989 Dottore in Lingue e Letterature Straniere Moderne, (Doctor in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures) (B.A. and M.A. equivalency) Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, Italy, 1989 Major: English; Minor: German ACADEMIC SERVICE: Advisor, Italian Club, The College of New Jersey Advisor, freshmen and sophomore Vassar College, 1995-2000 President, AAIS (American Association of Italian Studies) Women's Studies Caucus, 1998-2000 Secretary, AAIS Women's Studies Caucus, 1997-98

ACADEMIC HONORS: Dean's Travel Fund Award, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, New York University Fall semesters 1990/91 Spring semester 1995 Dean of the Faculty Research Grant, Vassar College, 1996-97 PUBLICATIONS: "Rethinking History: Women's Transgression in Maria Rosa Cutrufelli's La briganta", Gendering Italian Fiction, Feminist Revisions of Italian History, Maria Ornella Marotti and Gabriella Brooke edts. Farleigh Dickinson University Press, Madison, 1999 "Apologia della differenza: Pummaro di Michele Placido e L'articolo 2 di Maurizio Zaccaro", Canadian Journal of Italian Studies, 20th Anniversary Volume, (1977-1997), Special Issue: Italian Cinema, Vol. 20 (1997), n. 54 TEACHING WORKSHOPS: United Nations International School Understanding By Design / Authentic Education Workshop February 13, 2009 Colloquium on Video-Based Language Learning, Williams College, April 9-10, 1999 Conference on Technology and Language Learning, Wesleyan University, May 24-26, 1999 LANGUAGES: Italian Native Speaker Fluent in English Working knowledge of French Working knowledge of German PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS: Modern Language Association American Association of Italian Studies American Association of Teachers of Italian RECOMMENDATIONS: Mrs. Maribeth Kraus, Director of Convention Programs, Modern La nguages Association, New York Office # 646-576-5266 mkraus@mla.org Mrs. Margaret Cuomo, M.D. 516-676-1957 Mrs. Patrizia Saraceni-Corman, Founder and Director, The Carousel of Languages, New York, Office # 917-940-9917 patrizia@carousellanguages.com Mr. George Dymond, Assistant Executive Director United Nations International School New York Office # 212-584-3045 gdymond@unis.org