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Foreign language educator

Tommasina Gabriele, American Foreign language educator. Avocations: tennis, cooking, piano, travel, cultural activities. F C. Recipient Shipley and Jesup Quality of Life awards, Clara B. Little and Von Kienbusch, Academy of America Poets, Bryn Mawr College, 1980-1984, Howard scholarship National Italian-American Foundation, Washington, 1988, Summer Innovative Project grant U. N.H., 1990.

Background

Gabriele, Tommasina was born on May 30, 1962 in Monte San Giovanni Campa, Frosinone, Italy. Came to the United States, 1965. Daughter of Sante and Caroline (Buttarazzi) Gabriele.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Bryn Mawr College, 1984. Master of Arts in Italian, Rutgers University, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy in Italian, Rutgers University, 1991.

Career

Teaching assistant, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1985-1988;instructor, U. N.H., Durham, 1990-1991;instructor, Bryn Mawr (Pennsylvania) College, 1989-1990;lecturer, Bryn Mawr (Pennsylvania) College, 1991;assistant professor, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Avocations: tennis, cooking, piano, travel, cultural activities.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Northeast Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers of Italian, American Association Italian Studies.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, cooking, piano, travel, cultural activities.

Connections

Married Kenneth Wesley Smith, October 14, 1989.

father:
Sante Gabriele

mother:
Caroline (Buttarazzi) Gabriele

spouse:
Kenneth Wesley Smith