About the author
Maria Ann Roglieri, PhD is professor of Modern Languages and Literatures at St. Thomas Aquinas College in New York. She is author of the book, Dante and Music: Musical Adaptations of Dante's Commedia (Ashgate Press, 2001) and numerous articles on Dante. She holds a B.A. in Italian literature from Columbia University, and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Italian literature from Harvard University. She has won awards for excellence in teaching and for her writing at Harvard University and St. Thomas Aquinas College.
Dr. Roglieri is the founder and President of Mari Productions, LLC. Maria has 13 years of experience in researching, writing, lecturing and counseling in the gluten-free community, and, as a celiac herself, in living the gluten-free life. She is the author of The Gluten-Free Guides series, including The Gluten-Free Guide to Italy, The Gluten-Free Guide to France, The Gluten-Free Guide to Spain, and The Gluten-Free Guide to New York. She is a member of the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America and the Association Française des Intolérants au Gluten. She has given lectures on gluten-free living at Phelps Memorial Hospital and the Kraft Center.
She has written on gluten-free travel for yahoo.com, celiacchicks.com, Zondermeer Magazine, The Hudson Independent, glutenfreeglobetrotter.com, and the WCSSG newsletter.
Her books on gluten-free living have been featured in Italia Magazine, The Washington Post, USA Today, Gluten-Free Living Magazine, Johns Creek Living Magazine, CSA Lifeline, Columbia College Today, as well as celiacchicks.com, foodsmatter.com, glutenfreeglobetrotter.com, glutenfreeda.com, girl.com.au, americansinfrance.net, and francetravelplanner.com.