Maria Galli Stampino

Dean of Undergraduate Affairs

(305) 284-2006
Locator Code:

Dr. Maria Galli Stampino holds a Laurea degree in modern foreign languages from the Catholic University of Milan, an MA in American Studies from the University of Kansas, and a PhD in Italian and Comparative Literature from Stanford University.

She joined UM in 1996 as an Assistant Professor, was promoted to Associate with tenure in 2003 and to Professor in 2013. She took a one-year leave of absence to serve as Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs at the American University of Rome. She returned to serve as senior associate dean of faculty affairs and diversity in the College of Arts and Sciences. In 2020, Maria was named Dean of Undergraduate Affairs. Her scholarship focuses on Early Modern theater and performance and on women writers in Italy. She speaks four languages: Italian, English, French, and Spanish, plus reading knowledge of Latin. She loves teaching both language and culture courses, in Italian and in English, on campus and abroad.


1996Ph.D. Italian , Stanford University
1996 Italian , Stanford University
1990 American Studies, University of Kansas
1988 Modern Languages, Università cattolica “Sacro Cuore”, Milan

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Early Modern Literature and Culture | Gender and Women’s Studies | Theater and Performance


Julie D. Campbell and Maria Galli Stampino, editors In Dialogue with the Other Voice in Sixteenth-Century Italy: Literary and Social Contexts for Women’s Writing. The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe, the Toronto Series (Toronto, Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies. 2011).

Lucrezia Marinella, Maria Galli Stampino Edizione critica a cura di (Modena, Mucchi. 2011).