Research areas: Italian cinema, trauma theory, film theory, Mafia studies, Italian popular culture, feminist and gender studies, medical humanities, holocaust cinema.
‘Italian Women’s Cinema and the Wounded Filmic Body.’ In Guide to Italian Cinema, edited by Joseph Luzzi (London and New York: Continuum, forthcoming)
‘The Teen Film and the Female Auteur.’ In New Visions of the Child in Italian Cinema, edited by Danielle Hipkins and Roger Pitt (Oxford: Peter Lang Italian Modernities Series, 2014), 307-29
Unfinished Business: Screening the Italian Mafia in the New Millennium (Toronto, Buffalo, London: The University of Toronto Press, 2013)
Editor: Mafia Movies: A Reader (Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 2011)