- MA in Italian Language and Literature, Middlebury College
- Italian American studies
- Italian language pedagogy
"The Advice Jefferson Never Received: Health Counsel Delivered to Jefferson From His Italian Friend Filippo Mazzei, Two Hundred Years Too Late." Common-place.org. 18, no. 2 (Spring 2018). Available at http://common-place.org/book/vol-18-no-2-perrone/
"Foreign Language and the Globally Competent Engineer: More Than Just a "Soft Skill"" in Online Journal for Global Engineering Education, Vol. 9: Iss. 1, Article 2. Available at: http://digitalcommons.uri.edu/ojgee/vol9/iss1/2
"The ‘Lost C': Capitalizing on Community Within and Beyond the Italian Classroom" in Italica, Volume 92, Number 2, Summer 2015.