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Dr Nicole Prunster Honorary Associate, Linguistics

Nicole completed an MA (on the theatre of Pietro Aretino) at the University of Sydney and a PhD in Italian language and literature (with a thesis on the theatre of Giambattista della Porta) at the University of Toronto. She also taught at both these two universities before joining the academic staff of La Trobe University, where her primary area of research is Italian theatre, with particular reference to the comic theatre of the 16th-Century. Besides Renaissance literature in general, she also has teaching and research interests in Medieval and contemporary literature.