Christopher B. White completed his Ph.D. in the Department of Italian at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2014. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from Kenyon College in 2003 and a Master of Arts in Italian in 2005 from the Middlebury College School in Italy.
He has presented scholarly papers on Italian cinema at a number of conferences on a wide range of topics, including Mario Monicelli, Federico Fellini, and Pier Paolo Pasolini.
His dissertation focuses on Italian film comedies of the 1950s.
Christopher has taught various levels of Italian language, film, and culture as adjunct instructor at the University of Arizona, as a visiting instructor at Oberlin College, and as a teaching assistant at UCLA. He currently teaches at Ohio University.
Christopher’s article entitled “Totò e Carolina and the Encumbrances of Postwar Film Censorship” will be published in Vol. 1:2 of the Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies (Intellect Books) in March 2013.