Dr Lucia Rinaldi

Dr Lucia Rinaldi

Senior Teaching Fellow


Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Joined UCL
1st Oct 2007

Research summary

Research Interests:

  • Italian crime narrative and cinema
  • Film noir
  • European crime fiction and cinema
  • Postmodern literature and culture
  • Twentieth-century Italian literature and film
  • Media Studies: the interplay between literature, television and cinema

Teaching summary

Current Teaching:

  • ITAL0007 First Year Italian Language
  • ITAL0009 Second Year Italian Language
  • ITAL0021 Final Year Italian Language

  • Italian Language Lab
  • ELCS0036 Topics in Film Studies 1: Stories and Genres

  • ELCS0040 Post-1945 European Literature - Watching the Detectives

  • ITALG012 MA Contemporary Italian Cultures (Cinema and Television Culture)
  • CMII0069 MA Genre in Italian Cinema

  • ISSU1015 The Dark Side of London


University of London
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 2007
Brooklands Technical College
Other Postgraduate qualification (including professional), City & Guilds | 2004
Royal Holloway
Other Postgraduate qualification (including professional), Certificate in Learning and Teaching | 2002
Royal Holloway
Other higher degree, Master of Arts | 2001
Universita degli Studi di Parma
First Degree, Laurea | 1999