The Faculty

At ISI Florence classes are taught by international faculty members with a demonstrated passion for their subject. The Institute requires that all professors hold a PhD or its equivalent in their given fields, as well as maintain a steady, vigorous presence in academia through publications, conferences, and active participation in the research and practical application of their studies. ISI Florence faculty members are devoted to challenging students in all aspects of their study abroad experience, aiming to foster a new understanding of international travel, cultural integration, and personal growth.

 

ANTHROPOLOGY/SOCIOLOGY

Pierluca Birindelli

(On Leave)

Ph.D., University of Florence

 

Federico Damonte 

Ph.D., University of Padua

 

ARCHITECTURE

Carlo Achilli

Laurea, University of Rome

Master, University of Rome

Licensed Architect

 

Silvia Catitti

Ph.D., University of Rome

Licensed Architect

 

Stefano Corazzini

M.A. University of Florence

 

Franco Pisani

Laurea, University of Florence

Licensed Architect

 

Daniela Sinicropi

Ph.D., University of Florence

Licensed Architect

 

ART HISTORY

Rita Comanducci

Ph.D., Università di Verona

 

Michael Kwakkelstein

Ph.D., University of Leiden, Netherlands

 

Francesca Marini

Ph.D., University of Florence

 

Anatole Tchikine

(On Leave)

Ph.D., University of Dublin

 

COMMUNICATION

Christian Tarchi

Ph.D., University of Florence

 

Mark Bernheim

Ph.D., Rutgers University

 

Alessandro Masetti 

M.A., University of Florence

Licensed Architect

 

 

 

 

HISTORY & POLITICAL SCIENCE

Erika Bianchi

Ph.D., University of Florence

 

Peter Fischer

Ph.D., European University Institute

 

Carolina Megale

Ph.D., University of Florence

 

Simone Paoli

Ph.D., University of Florence

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Francesca Marini

Ph.D., University of Florence

 

Clive Woollard

M.B.A., Aston University, UK

 

INTERDISCIPLINARY

& ITALIAN STUDIES

Emanuela Agostini

Ph.D., University of Florence

 

Serena Baldini

Laurea, University of Florence

M.A. Lingua e della Cultura Italiana,

Università Ca’ Foscari, Venice

 

David Marini

Laurea, University of Florence

M.A., University of Connecticut

Certificate DITALS, Università per Stranieri di Siena

 

Catia Santi

Laurea, University of Florence

M.A., Meta University, Rome

 

STUDIO ARTS

Tiziano Lucchesi

M.F.A., Academy of Fine Arts, Florence

 

Gloria Marco Munuera

Ph.D., RMIT University, Melbourne