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Emeriti Faculty

Salvino Bizzarro

Professor Emeritus

Salvino Bizzarro has directed the Colorado College Summer Program in Italy and has also directed Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) Florence and London-Florence programs.  He was the founder of the Colorado College Mexico Program, which he also directed on several occasions. Dr. Bizzarro has authored Pablo Neruda: All Poets the Poet and Historical Dictionary of Chile (3rd edition), both published by Scarecrow Press. Professor Bizzarro taught at CC from 1968 until his retirement in 2015.

Research Interests

Chilean Literature
Chilean Politics
Mexican Literature
Italian Cinema

Ph.D. Stanford 1969
M.A. Stanford University 1965
B.A. Fordham University 1964
Woodrow Wilson Fellow 1964-1965


Maria Daniels

Professor Emerita


Research Interests:Cervantes, Mexican Women Writers, Italian Renaissance Art and Literature,Golden Age Women Writers (Maria de Zayas, Santa Teresa, Ana Caro, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz).

Education: Ph.D. Harvard University;M.A. Harvard University;

Dr. Daniels has authored The Function of Humor in the Spanish Romances of Chivalry, published by Garland Publishing, Inc.  She taught at CC from 1977 until her retirement in 2010.