Claire Marrone, Ph.D.
Chair/Professor of French & Italian
Claire Marrone, Ph.D. received her B.A. with honors from the University of Delaware and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. She began her tenure at Sacred Heart in 1992 after teaching at The University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, The University of Pennsylvania, The University of Paris X, The Frères Lumière University in Lyons, France, and The Bryn Mawr College – University of Pennsylvania Italian Studies Summer Institute in Florence, Italy.
Her research interests include women’s autobiographical writing, travel literature, and texts of the revolutionary periods in France and Italy. She has published a book entitled Female Journeys: Autobiographical Expressions by French and Italian Women (Greenwood P., 2000) along with numerous articles on works from the nineteenth century to the present.
She teaches a variety of courses in French/Francophone and Italian language, literature, culture, and film.