Sara Marinelli holds an M.A. in Foreign
Languages and Literatures at the University of Naples, “L’Orientale,”
and a PhD in English and Cultural Studies at the University of Rome,
”La Sapienza.” After completing a post-doctoral fellowship at UC
Santa Cruz, in 2007, Sara decided to make the Bay Area her home.
Before moving to the Bay Area from Italy, and teaching at DVC, Sara
taught Cultural and Postcolonial Studies for several years at the
University of Naples. Currently, she also teaches at San Francisco
State University. She is author, editor and translator of many
non-fiction books and articles, and she is now working on her first
novel. Sara is also a film-producer and editor. She wrote and
directed a few short films, and is editing the documentary film
Alfredo’s Fire with Open Eye Pictures.