Olga Grlic, Ph.D.


Research Scholar, Senior

Olga Grlic, now a Project Manager for the Medieval Kingdom of Sicily Image Database, brings special expertise in medieval Norman architecture in Southern Italy and an extensive background in languages, including French, Latin, Italian and Croatian.  Dr. Grlic received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Medieval Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, having already completed a M.A. in Comparative Literature there.  Her undergraduate degrees were in French and Spanish from University of Zagreb, Croatia.  From 2014 to 2016 she was Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  She has published on Dante and made numerous translations from French to English.