Brunella Brizzi studied Political Science – International Politics major - at the Università degli Studi di Napoli L'Orientale (formerly Istituto Universitario Orientale). Brunella taught Italian language at PSU from the Fall semester 2006 to the Spring semester 2010 and served as adviser for the Italian Student Society.
Major areas of interest: Totalitarianism in Europe 1920-1945 – The Holocaust and the Birth of Israel – The Cold War – Anti-Imperialism in Latin America – Italian Republican Politics and Political History. She is also interested in US film/television production and contemporary Italian cinema. She loves soccer.