Cara Pounds - Coastal Carolina University
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Cara Pounds

Lecturer, Languages and Intercultural Studies

Contact Cara Pounds

Brittain Hall 222

Spring 2021 (Virtual) Office Hours
Tuesdays/Thursdays (via ZOOM)  3:30 - 4:30pm
*Email for an appointment. 

Il riso fa buon sangue." (Laughter is the best medicine.)


Cara is from St. Louis, Missouri (home of the Cardinals and Ted Drewes Frozen Custard). Her interest in Italian began when playing professional basketball in Ticino, Switzerland. She has been teaching at Coastal since 2008.


Florida State University – Masters in Italian Studies (2014)

University of Missouri – Masters in Parks, Recreation & Tourism (2008)

Wake Forest University – Bachelors in Elementary Education (1998)

Teaching Areas

Introductory Italian; Italian Studies