Future Research


Black Gold: A Cultural History of Coffee in Modern Italy (tentative title)

Project description coming soon.




Edited Volume

Sorella fascista: The Collected Papers of Ruth Williams Ricci

Ruth Williams Riccia fascist sympathizer from New York City who served both as a volunteer nurse in the Italian Red Cross and, later, as a freelance journalist during the Second Italo-Ethiopian Wartoured throughout East and North Africa, participated in or witnessed many of Fascist Italy’s military and colonial campaigns, and had personal contacts among the regime’s highest generals and officials.

Once completed, this volume will include the (un)published book chapters, essays, speeches, and letters Ricci composed or delivered during her exhaustive travels between the United States, Italy, and Italian East and North Africa between 1935 and 1941.


Digital and Public History

The Exhibition of the Fascist Revolution: A Virtual Anthology

Project description coming soon.