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Annalisa Mosca

Annalisa Mosca

Senior Lecturer // SLC

Senior Lecturer // Italian // SLC

Curriculum vitae

Office and Contact

Room: SC 154

Office hours: By Appointment


Phone: (765) 496-6624

Coordinator of Italian Language Levels

D.M.L., Doctorate of Modern Languages, Middlebury College Language Schools



Foreign Language Pedagogy and Technology; Literacy in Foreign Languages applied to Italian as a Second Language (ILS); Italian Language and Culture; French Language and Culture.

Other roles: Creator and Leader of Trieste Summer Abroad faculty-led program; Italian Club Advisor; Fulbright Language Examiner

Dr. Annalisa Mosca is the coordinator of Italian Language Levels, role in which she was appointed in 2011. She regularly teaches the courses of the beginning and intermediate language sequence, the intensive Italian sequence, particularly the intermediate, and the conversation courses. In the past she has also taught the advanced composition and conversation courses at Purdue.

She is the creator and primary leader in charge of the "A multicultural experience - Trieste Summer Abroad" in Italy, a faculty-led departmental study abroad program during which she also teaches ITAL 280 Abroad. This program is open to all Purdue students and has no language pre-requisite, although students will also study Italian while abroad. Inquire with her about information on this very successful, fun and affordable experience.

She became an IMPACT Faculty Fellow in the Fall 2018 Cohort receiving a grant. This grant will help redesign the Italian curriculum by integrating active and intercultural learning as well as more technology in the classroom. The redesign will be implemented with Italian 101 in the Fall 2019 and be systematic in subsequent semesters. She was invited by CILMAR to become a GIL scholar during the Spring of 2019 and is also an Intercultural Mentor for GEAR students studying in Italy. Currently she will also implement a Collaborative Online International Learning (COL) project into an intermidiate level course.

Outside of Purdue, Annalisa is the Midwest Representative for the American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI). She was appointed for a term of four yerars  as a member of SAT Italian Committee and she served in several roles during the College Board annual AP Reading for Italian, giving the AP Professional night workshop in 2015. She is actively in presents at conferences on pedagogical applied activties.