is Associate Professor (Reader) in Italian Studies at the University of Warwick (UK). Her main research interests are in translation studies and the history of travel writing. Her work focuses on how geographical and social mobilities are connected to the theories and practices of translation and self-translation. She is the author of Translating Travel: Contemporary Italian Travel Writing in English Translation (2001) and co-editor of Borderlines: Migrazioni e identità nel Novecento (2003) and In Corpore: Bodies in Post-Unification Italy (2007). She guest-edited a special issue of The Translator devoted to ‘Translation, Travel, Migration’ (Autumn 2006).