Contact Us

Our main offices are on the 13th floor of the Cathedral of Learning, which is at the corner of Bigelow Boulevard and Forbes Avenue.

For maps and directions to campus, see the University's Virtual Tour.

Mailing Address

Department of French and Italian
University of Pittsburgh
1328 Cathedral of Learning
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

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Due to COVID-19, staff will be working remotely with limited access to the department phone. If you are in need of assistance, please email . This will ensure that you receive a response in a timely manner. 


For a complete listing of our department faculty, staff, and graduate students view the people page.

Department Principals

Department Chair: Todd Reeser

Department Administrator: Monika Losagio

French Language Program Coordinator: Brett Wells

Italian Language Program Coordinator: Lorraine Denman

Director of Undergraduate Studies, French: Brett Wells

Director of Undergraduate Studies, Italian: Francesca Savoia

Director of Graduate Studies, French: David Pettersen

Director of Graduate Studies, Italian: Lina Insana​

Assistant to the Directors of Graduate Studies: Keanna Cash

Inclusive Practices Committee Chair: Lorraine Denman