Daniela D’Eugenio (Ph.D., City University of New York, 2017) is Assistant Professor of Italian at the University of Arkansas. Her research interests focus on proverbs in Renaissance and Baroque literature, the intersections between paleography and linguistics, and language pedagogy. Her articles have appeared in Aracne Editrice, Esperienze letterarie, Forum Italicum, International Studies on Humor, Italianistica, Italica, Mimesis and Publications of the Accademia della Crusca. Her first manuscript, titled Paroimia. Brusantino, Florio, Sarnelli, and Italian Proverbs from the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, will be published by Purdue University Press.