Dr. Michael Maher

Program Director of Italian Studies, Assistant Professor of Italian

Address: JC Long 413
E-mail: mahermj@cofc.edu

Dr. Michael Maher was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. He has been teaching Italian language and literature at the College of Charleston since the Fall of 2010. Dr. Maher is a specialist in Italian Renaissance literature and chivalric epic poetry. His current research examines the vernacular literature of Medici Florence with a particular focus on popular poet Luigi Pulci. He is advisor to the Italian club and plays a major role in the various events sponsored by the Italian Studies Program.


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Middlebury College

College of the Holy Cross


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