Teaching Experience

Department Head of Languages and Middle School Educator, La Scuola International School, San Francisco (Fall 2020-Present)

Lecturer, UC Davis, Davis, CA (Fall 2013-2020)

– Italian I, II, III, IV, V, IX

– Food and Culture in Modern Italy (Fall 2016, 2019)

– Topics in Translation (Winter 2016, 2018)

– Autobiography in Italy (Winter 2015, Spring 2017)

Instructor, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (2006-2009)

– Italian I, Italian II, Italian III, Italian IV, Italian V

 Instructor, UCLA Intensive Summer Language Program, Los Angeles, CA (2009)

–   Italian Conversation

Guest Lecturer, UCLA Fiat Lux Freshman Seminar, Los Angeles, CA (2009)

– “Food for Thought: Cuisine and Culture in the Short Stories of Grazia Deledda”

 Teaching Associate, UCLA Honors Collegium, Los Angeles, CA (2008)

– “Language, Meaning and the Making of Poetry”

 Instructor, UCLA Summer Program, Florence, Italy (2007-2008)

– Italian Conversation for Beginners, Advanced Italian Conversation, Italian IV (Accelerated)

Professional Experience

Grant Writer, Aspire Education Project, Oakland, CA (2011-Present)

Freelance Dissertation Editor, San Francisco Bay Area (2012-Present)

Contract Copy Writer / Copy Editor, Harder + Company, San Francisco, CA (2012)

Italian Ad-content Rater, Google, Mountain View, CA (2010-2011)

Freelance Translator / Copy Writer / Copy Editor, Dream Italy, Siena, Italy (2006-2010)

Director of Communications and Marketing for English-Speaking Markets, Valdichiana Tour S.R.L., Siena, Italy (2003-2006)


English – fluent

Italian – fluent

Spanish – proficient

French – reading

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