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Faculty & Staff

Eleonora Grandi-Miller

Eleonora Grandi-MillerEleonora Grandi-Miller
Adjunct Instructor of Italian
Sturm Hall, Room 391A
Phone: 303-871-6547



  • Dottore in Lingue e Letterature Straniere, Ca' Foscari University, Venice, Italy
  • Laurea in Foreign Languages and Literatures, Ca' Foscari University, Venice, Italy
  • Certification of Corso di Specializzazione per Portatori di Handicap Visivi, Uditivi e Psicofisici


Eleonora has taught multiple languages to diverse audiences. She taught students with special needs in Padua, Italy. Upon transitioning to the United States, Eleonora taught French and Spanish in Colorado's Jefferson County Public School District. She has taught Italian at multiple institutions, including: the University of Denver, DU's University College, the Community College of Denver, and the Italian Institute of Denver.

Eleonora revised the Foreign Languages Proficiency Examination for DU's Social Sciences and Humanities. She edited "Oggi in T.V.: A Guide to Watching Italian Television" by Rachel A. Walsh, associate professor of Italian at DU. Eleonora assisted Roberta Waldbaum, assistant professor of Italian at DU, in a survey of the Preeminent Italian Universities Programs in the United States. She also translated half of the book "Regola del Governo di Cura Familiare," written by Beato Giovanni Dominici (1335-1419), an Italian preacher of the Dominican Order.


  • Medieval Italian literature
  • Italian poetry