Loyola University Chicago

John Felice Rome Center


Wingenter, Anne

Title/s:  Assistant Professor



Anne Wingenter is an assistant professor of history and women’s studies at Loyola University Chicago’s John Felice Rome Center. Her research interests include gender and women's history, fascist movements, travel writing, and the politics of history/memory. Publications on these subjects include: “Eternal City, Sawdust Caesar: Americans on tour in post-WWII Rome (1944-1960)” in Annali d’italianistica (2010); "Benito Mussolini in Italian High School Textbooks" in Globalisation and Historiography of National Leaders: Symbolic Representations in School Textbooks (Springer, 2017); “From Soldier’s Guides to Student Handbooks: Rome as Classroom during the Early Cold War” in A Tale of Two Cities: Florence and Rome from the Grand Tour to Study Abroad (Edisai, 2017); and “Politics of Grief: War Widows and Mothers in Interwar Italy” in Veuves, veufs et veuvages en Europe à l’époque contemporaine (forthcoming). She is currently working on a project that looks at the city of Rome in the transition between “Hot” and Cold War.


PhD, History, Loyola University Chicago

MA, History, Indiana University, Bloomington

BS, International Studies, Spring Hill College, Mobile

Research Interests

Modern Italian history,

Gender and women's history

Ordinary writing

Politics of history/memory