Rebecca Bauman

Rebecca Bauman is Associate Professor of Italian at Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY, where she teaches film studies and Italian language and culture. She has published essays and book chapters on Italian melodrama, masculinity in Italian cinema, and mafia movies in such publications as the Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies and Italian Studies. She is Film and Digital Media Reviews editor for the journal Italian American Review and is Chair of the Columbia Seminar in Modern Italian Studies. Her research interests include representations of Italian and Italian American organized crime, fashion studies, and gender and film genre.