Caterina Bernardini is a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she teaches and works as an editorial assistant for the Walt Whitman Archive. Her interests include nineteenth-century and early modernist American poetry, reception studies, comparative literature, and translation studies. Her dissertation treated the reception of Walt Whitman's poetry in Italy, as seen within a larger transnational frame. She has published articles in the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, Willa Cather Newsletter and Review, and in several collections of essays. As a graduate student, from 2013 to 2017, she worked as an editorial assistant for the Willa Cather Archive.