Professor Awarded Fulbright to Teach in Calabria

Jun 01, 2019 516

Professor Stanislao Pugliese, professor of history and the Queensboro UNICO Distinguished Professor of Italian and Italian-American Studies, has been awarded a 2020 Fulbright grant to teach next spring at the University of Calabria in Italy and research patterns of Italian immigration and emigration. He also plans to finish a book on the port city of Naples.

“At one time the study of emigration was widely disregarded in Italy,” Dr. Pugliese said, “but now that 60 million Italians and their descendants live outside the country it has become a legitimate field of study and a critical part of Italian history.”

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