BA, MA, Ph.D. in Italian Studies at the University of Toronto, M.A. Didattica delle lingue straniere from the Università Ca’ Foscari, Venice She served as a junior faculty member and bilingual assistant for the Italian School at Middlebury College in 1998 and 1999. She was also Instructor in Italian at the University of Toronto 1997—99. Ms. Cuda has worked for the School in Italy since 1999. Her research interests are Contemporary Italian Literature and Second Language Acquisition.