Karla Mallette

Professor of Italian and Mediterranean Studies; Chair of the Department of Middle East Studies, University of Michigan

Karla Mallette is professor of Italian and Mediterranean Studies and chair of the Department of Middle East Studies at the University of Michigan. She is the author of The Kingdom of Sicily, 1100-1250: A Literary History (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005), European Modernity and the Arab Mediterranean (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010), and Lives of the Great Languages: Arabic and Latin in the Medieval Mediterranean (University of Chicago Press, 2021).