Agnese Codebò joins the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures after finishing her Ph.D. at Columbia University in 2017. Her research focuses on cultural representations of urban poverty in Latin America and theories of uneven development. She is the author of several articles on Buenos Aires, the architecture of Lina Bo Bardi, and censorship in relation to the Argentine satirical monthly Humor Registrado. Before starting her Ph.D., Agnese worked as a researcher at La Universidad Nacional de Córdoba in Argentina, as well as for the Italian Cultural Institute in Córdoba, and the Italian Writers Union magazine. Agnese is also an enthusiastic student of languages and a translator, with fluency in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, and proficiency in Czech.