- PhD, New York University, 1990
He has written articles and presented on a variety of topics, on Dante, Vico, Gentile, Ungaretti, Montale, De Luca. His books are Saggi su Dante e Petrarca (2001), Tra Ottocento e Novecento. Ombre e Corpi di Fedele Romani (1993), The Empty Set. Five Essays On 20-th Century Italian Poetry (1985). He has also published Poena (1999), a book of poetry, a collection of poems in Poesaggio. Poeti italiani dâAmerica (1993), CelebraciÃ³n italo-guatemalteca (2008), and Tra li fijeume/Between Rivers (2010).