Raffaele De Benedictis

Raffaele De Benedictis

Associate Professor of Italian


313/577-6243 (fax)


 415 Manoogian Hall

Raffaele De Benedictis

 Raffaele De Benedictis holds a Ph.D. in Italian from the University of Toronto and is Associate  Professor in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. He is the Director of Wayne in Abruzzo, the Summer Educational Program in Italy. He teaches courses on Dante, Petrarch, Machiavelli, Castiglione, Italian Culture, and Literary Criticism. He is the author of two books and of various articles on Dante, semiotics, and Italian culture. His research focuses primarily on  Dante. 

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

 Dante, semiotics, literary criticism, Italian culture.


Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1996 - M.A., Wayne State University, 1990 - B.A., University of Windsor, 1988

Courses taught by Raffaele De Benedictis

Fall Term 2023 (future)

Winter Term 2023 (current)

Fall Term 2022

Winter Term 2022

Fall Term 2021