Julia Cozzarelli

Associate Professor, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
Faculty, School of Humanities and Sciences
Faculty, Classical Studies

Specialty:Italian Medieval, Renaissance and Modern Literature
Phone:(607) 274-3513
Office:428 Muller Center
Ithaca, NY 14850


Julia Cozzarelli is an Associate Professor of Italian Studies. She received her PhD and MA degrees from Yale University, Department of Italian Language and Literature. Her doctoral dissertation focused on the relationship between imagination, love and reason in Italian Renaissance literature. She also has a strong interest in modern Italian literature. Prof. Cozzarelli completed her undergraduate work at the State Univeristy of New York at Buffalo, where she received a BA in Italian and a BFA in Illustration, both summa cum laude. She is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Prof. Cozzarelli has published articles on Italian literature in addition to authoring an Italian textbook and various pedagogical materials. She teaches Italian language and literature courses at all levels, and is the faculty advisor for the Ithaca College chapter of the Italian National Honor Society. Prof. Cozzarelli is also the contact person for Ithaca College's Italian Studies major if you have questions or would like to know more about the program.


  • ITAL-10100 and ITAL-10200 Elementary Italian I and II
  • ITAL-20100 and ITAL-20200 Intermediate Italian I and II
  • ITAL-20500 Italy: Language and Culture (Summer Study-Abroad Course based in Siena, Italy)
  • ITAL-27000 Inferno to Infinity: Italian Literature in Translation
  • ITAL-32300 Parliamo! Italian Conversation
  • ITAL-32400 Conversazione e cultura
  • ITAL-32800 Practice in Reading and Writing in Italian (Advanced Grammar and Composition)
  • ITAL-36500 Nineteenth and Twentienth-Century Italian Literature
  • ITAL-37000 Love, Lust and the Black Death: Boccaccio's Decameron
  • ITAL-37500 Images of Hell: Dante's Inferno
  • ITAL-38000 Selected Topics in Italian Literature and Culture


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