Salvatore Riolo

Research and Teaching Interests

Textual linguistics in literary studies, translation studies, comparative literature, and second language acquisition.


Salvatore Riolo, a Ph.D. candidate in Italian Studies at the University of Notre Dame, earned a B.A. in Languages, Civilization, and the Science of Language at the University of Venice and an M.A. in Linguistics at the University of Bologna. He was selected as a Nanovic Institute Graduate Fellow for the 2023-24 academic year and serves as co-editor for Europe in the World.

His research background includes foreign languages and translation, specifically German, English, and Russian, textual linguistics in literary studies, and semiology. He also has experience as teacher of Italian as a second and foreign language.

Office: 377 Decio Faculty Hall - Office hours: Monday 4-5 pm; Tuesday 12-1 pm