Costantina Cunningham, M.A.

Instructor, Italian
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Costantina Cunningham, M.A. in Foreign Languages and Foreign Literatures, is an adjunct lecturer of Italian. She grew up bilingual and was educated in Italy, where she taught Italian, English and French, as well as English literature, business English and French literature. In the United States, she has taught English as a second language and Italian. Since 2001, Costantina has taught first and second-year Italian at the University of Nevada, Reno and previously taught Italian conversation. She has been the Italian courses coordinator since 2010. Costantina has also done several English-Italian translations, including two biographies. Her interests include comparative linguistics and world cuisine.


  • M.A., Foreign Languages and Literature, Università degli Studi di Cagliari, 1979