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Assoc Professor Ursula Fanning

Assoc Professor

Ursula Fanning

Associate Professor
School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
01 716 8475
University College Dublin, School of Languages Cultures and Linguistics, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4


Ursula Fanning completed her first degree in French and Italian at UCD, as well as her Master's degree in Italian. She completed her Ph.D. in Italian (on the writings of Matilde Serao) at Reading University and, while studying there, taught at the University of Reading, University College London (Royal Holloway and Bedford New College), the University of Sussex and the University of Bath. She joined the Department of Italian in UCD in 1990. She has been Head of Italian Studies since January 2017.


  • MA
    University College Dublin
  • PhD
    University of Reading


  • Italian
    Can peer review
  • French
    Can peer review
  • German
    Can understand