Mariolina Salvatori is an associate professor emerita.
Her research is at the intersection of hermeneutics, composition, literacy, and pedagogy. She is particularly interested in exploring the transactions of knowledge and the relations between teachers, students, and texts that different theories of reading make possible.
Her publications include "Pedagogy: From the Periphery to the Center"; "On Behalf of Pedagogy," "If on a winter's night a traveler: Writer's Authority/Reader's Autonomy," "Conversations with Texts," "Difficulty: The Great Educational Divide," The Scholarship of Teaching: Beyond the Anecdotal," "Porque no puedo decir mi cuento: Mexican Ex-votos' Iconographic Literacy," Pedagogy: Disturbing History 1819-1929, The Elements (and Pleasures) of Difficulty (co-authored with Patricia Donahue).
The Elements (and Pleasures) of Difficulty (Longman, 2004)
Pedagogy: Disturbing History 1819-1929 (U Pittsburgh Press, 1996)