Di Scala has considerable editing experience, both as editor of a scholarly journal, the Italian Quarterly, from 1974 to 1980, and as editor of a book series on Italian and Italian American Studies for Praeger Publishers (Greenwood) from 2000 to 2006. The books Di Scala published in the series have been especially important. Written on essential topics about which little existed in English, they have been praised in journals such as The American Historical Review, The Journal of Modern History, Choice, and others for their quality and contributions to the field and have been endorsed by top scholars.
Books in the Italian and Italian American Studies series:
Alexander De Grand, The Hunchback’s Tailor: Giovanni Giolitti and Liberal Italy from the Challenge of Mass Politics to the Rise of Fascism, 1882-1922.
Emilio Gentile, Foreword by Stanley G. Payne, The Struggle for Modernity: Nationalism, Futurism, and Fascism.
Mary Gibson, Born to Crime: Cesare Lombroso and the Origins of Biological Criminology.
Philip Cannistraro (ed.), Gerald Meyer (ed.), The Lost World of Italian American Radicalism: Politics, Labor, and Culture.
Salvo Mastellone, Mazzini and Marx: Thoughts Upon Democracy in Europe.
Charles Killinger, Gaetano Salvemini: A Biography.
Jean McClure Mudge, The Poet and the Dictator: Lauro de Bosis Resists Fascism in Italy and America.
James Edward Miller, Politics in a Museum: Governing Post-War Florence.
Anthony Valerio, Foreword by Philip V. Cannistraro, Anita Garibaldi: A Biography.
Susan A. Ashley, Making Liberalism Work: The Italian Experience, 1860-1914.