Paul Baxa, Ph.D, is Assistant Professor of History. Dr. Baxa graduated with a B.A. Spec. Hon. from York University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. His most recent publication is Roads and Ruins: The Symbolic Landscape of Fascist Rome (University of Toronto Press, 2010). Dr. Baxa is a specialist in fascist Italy with an emphasis on cultural history. He is a member of the Society for Modern Italian Studies and the Canadian Historical Association.