Associate Professional Specialist, Italian
B.A., Indiana University, South Bend
M.A. in Italian Studies, University of Notre Dame, IN.
Professor Blad is from Milan, Italy. She has been teaching at Notre Dame since 1999. She teaches beginning, intensive beginning, intermediate, intensive intermediate, and Italian culture classes. In addition, she is the 20000 Level Course Coordinator for Italian. Her interests include Second Language Acquisition and teaching language and culture with a variety of media. In 2003, Professor Blad received the Kaneb Award for Excellence in Teaching.