Senior Lecturer, Italian Studies
Studied: Business and Italian Studies
Christine Ristaino is a college Professor of Italian Studies at Emory University, as well as an Atlanta author whose memoir, All the Silent Spaces, has earned numerous book awards in the categories of Inspirational Memoir, Social Change, and Women’s Issues. Her book confronts the topics of discrimination and overcoming violence.
In addition, Ristaino has published articles in the Guardian, Pacific Standard, the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on child advocacy, coping with violence, and diversity. Ristaino is also an award-winning advisor and teacher.
1. Tell us about your journey from graduation to your current role.
2. What does creativity and living a creative life mean to you?
3. What were things that were unplanned/unexpected but meaningful to your growth?
4. What advice do you have for your younger self?
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