Fabio Battista (Ph.D., Comparative Literature, 2019) 
Dissertation: Staging English Affairs in Early Modern Italy: History, Politics, Drama

Daniela D’ Eugenio (Ph.D., Comparative Literature, 2017) 
Dissertation: Transferring Paremias. Cultural, Linguistic, and Literary Transitions of Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases by Vincenzo Brusantino, Pompeo Sarnelli, and John Florio 

Andrea Fernandez (Ph.D., Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures, 2018) 
Dissertation: Ansiedades épico-criollas y el mecenazgo de Indias en el Arauco domado de Pedro de Oña 

Julian Gonzalez De Leon Heiblum (Ph.D., History, 2021) 
Dissertation: A “Medieval” Myth for a “Modern” Empire Britain under the Shadow of Arthur (1461–1612) 

Chih-ping Ma (Ph.D., English 2018) 
Dissertation: "Betwixt the World Destroyed and World Restored": Subjectivity and Paradisal Recovery in John Milton's Late Poems 

Lorena Uribe Bracho (Ph.D., Latin American, Iberian and Latino Cultures, 2018) 
Dissertation: Huérfanos de Orfeo: poesía y música en la cultura de los Siglos de Oro 

Joseph Bowling (Ph.D., English, 2018) 
Dissertation: Famed Communities: Trojan Origins, Nationalism, and the Question of Europe in Early Modern England 

Eduardo Ho (Ph.D., Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures, 2020) 
Dissertation:  The Grammatical Systems of Attentionworthiness: Positional Signals and Invariant Meanings in Spanish Word Order 

Elizaveta Lyulekina (Ph.D., French, 2021) 
Dissertation: Maurice Scève avant la Délie (1535–1544). Une étude des genres mineurs à l’origine d’une nouvelle esthétique poétique 

Colin S. Macdonald (Ph.D., English, 2018) 
Dissertation: “Community in Solitude”: The Solitary Self, Social Critique, and Utopian Longing 

Erika Mazzer (Ph.D., Comparative Literature, 2019) 
Dissertation: Magic Performances: Rituals and Practice in Italian Theatre and Culture, 1520–1650 

Stefania Porcelli (Ph.D., Comparative Literature, 2020) 
Dissertation: Narrating Intensity: History and Emotions in Elsa Morante, Goliarda Sapienza and Elena Ferrante 

Christopher Swift (Ph.D., Theatre and Performance, 2012)
Dissertation: Theatres of Absence: Seville, 1248-1575

Lisa Tagliaffere (Ph.D., Comparative Literature, 2017)
Dissertation: Lyrical Mysticism: The Writing and Reception of Catherine of Siena 

Chun-ling Wei (Ph.D., Comparative Literature, 2021) 
Dissertation: Nation(s) and Narrative(s) in Forms of Chinese Culture