Mario Moroni was born in the region of Rome, Italy. He moved to the United States in 1989. Prior to Binghamton, Moroni has taught at Yale University, the University of Memphis and Colby College. He has published eight volumes of poetry and one of poetic prose.In 1989, he was awarded the Lorenzo Montano prize for poetry. His poems have been published in numerous journals and anthologies. His articles and essays have been published in numerous journals and collections of essays.
Moroni has also recorded two CD/DVDs of his own recited poetry and music; he has performed these works in Europe and the United States. Moroni's areas of teaching and research interests are elementary and intermediate Italian language, composition and conversation, linguistics, semantics and rhetoric, Italian and European history, cultural history and literature from 1800 to the present.
- PhD, Northwestern University
Lorenzo Montano prize for poetry