Lisa Di Bartolomeo
Teaching Associate Professor, Department of World Languages
West Virginia University
Dr. Di Bartolomeo is featured in ACUE’s module: Motivating Your Students.
Di Bartolomeo is known for teaching large classes that require students to participate. She teaches many courses, among them many general education courses and writing-intensive courses, such as popular offerings on vampires, science fiction, Russian literature, Russian folklore, Polish cinema, and Holocaust literature and film. Di Bartolomeo coordinates the Russian Studies major, as well as the Slavic and East European Studies major, and has developed faculty-led study abroad programs to Romania, Poland, and Czech Republic, as well as a study abroad program in Russia.
Di Bartolomeo earned her BA from West Virginia University, her MLitt from the University of Glasgow in Scotland, and her PhD from UNC Chapel Hill in Slavic Languages and Literatures, with an award-winning dissertation on the late Polish film director, Krzysztof Kieślowski.