Rossella Carbotti holds a PhD in Modern, Comparative and Postcolonial Literature from the University of Bologna. Within the Italian Studies PhD program at Berkeley, she is currently working on a dissertation entitled Of Ghosts and Survivors: The History and Memory of 1968 in Italy. She is the editor of Vol. 8 of Quaderni di Synapsis – Scandalo, published by Le Monnier in 2009. She was the Managing Editor for Vols. 3 and 4 of California Italian Studies. Her work has also been published by Edizioni Meltemi and in Between. At UC Berkeley, she served as the coordinator for the Townsend Center Working Group on Non-Fiction Film. She is a member of the DE programs in Critical Theory and Film.