Profile. I trained as a historian at Yale University and the University of Cambridge, where I completed my PhD in 2013. I held a three-year Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at Royal Holloway, University of London, from 2013–16, before taking up a permanent position at the University of Leeds in 2016.
- Selected Publications
1. Research Modern and Contemporary Lit (3 credits) Italian GR9103 Guided reading and research on a topic or in a field chosen by the student in consultation with a member of the faculty. 2. Senior Thesis/Tutorial (3 credits) Italian UN3993 Prerequisites: the faculty advisers permission. Senior thesis or tutorial project consisting of independent scholarly work in an area of study of the student’s choosing, under the supervision of a member of the faculty.
Elizabeth Leake is professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Italian Department at Columbia. Her research interests include Twentieth Century narrative and theatre, psychoanalytic, ideological, and disability studies in Italian literature, fascist Italy, Italian cinema, and early Danish cinema. She is a recipient of the Modern Language Association Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Publication Award for a Manuscript in Italian Literary Studies for her book The Reinvention of Ignazio Silone (2003) and The National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for College Teachers and Independent Scholars 2001. Her latest book, After Words: Suicide and Authorship in Twentieth Century Italy, was published in February 2011. Her current research project is a comparative study of representations of cognitive disability among American, Danish, and Italian poets; she is also co-authoring a book on Italian confino.
1. The Reinvention of Ignazio Silone(2003) 2. After Words: Suicide and Authorship in Twentieth Century Italy(2011)
Elizabeth Leake is professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Italian Department at Columbia. Her research interests include Twentieth Century narrative and theatre, psychoanalytic, ideological, and disability studies in Italian literature, fascist Italy, Italian cinema, and early Danish cinema.
When Elizabeth Leake was born in August 1594, in London, Middlesex, England, her father, Henrie Leake, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Ann Parr, was 26. She married Robert "Peppuit" Pepper Peppit on 8 June 1615, in St Mary Aldermary with St Thomas the Apostle, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 ...
- Robert "Peppuit" Pepper Peppit
Elizabeth Leake is a high-performance external relations specialist and storyteller. She led a nationally-distributed team of 18 science and technology communicators as the U.S. National Science Foundation TeraGrid project’s external relations coordinator. Her engagement with the global cyberinfras
When Elizabeth Leake was born in 1498, in Hasland, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Leake, was 56 and her mother, Margaret Fox, was 33. She married John Hardwick in 1514, in Hardwick, Derbyshire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She died in 1570, at the age of 72, and was buried in Bath ...
- John Hardwick, Ralph Leake
Elizabeth Leake has more than 20 years of experience with post-secondary education service, shared governance, communication, and information technology (IT) administration. Leake is the founder of STEM-Trek Nonprofit , an organization that supports travel, mentoring, and professional development for high-tech scholars from under-represented communities and under-served regions.