Preferred Pronouns: She/Her
M.A., Monmouth University
B.A., Georgian Court University
A.A., Brookdale Community College
Research interests primarily include literary trauma theory, postcolonial theory, and critical race theory within transnational Asian Literature. Additional research interests include the use of silence, mourning and melancholia, and bio and necropolitics in literary texts.
Panel member: “Dying a Natural Death: An Ecocritical Approach to Early Medieval England’s Burial Practices”, NJCEA New Approaches to Medieval Literature Conference 2020.
Podcast Episode: “Transnational Asian Literature”, Spotify, World History Archive facilitated and produced by Jacob Newcomb, 2020.
Prof. Scardigno is currently working on an essay that explores how silence plays a critical role throughout one’s mourning process in trauma narratives, particularly when one has been a victim of intangible forms of violence.