Professor Paul Gwynne, PhD
Professor. A world-renowned expert in Neo-Latin poetry. Professor Gwynne's research focuses on Italian art and culture, particularly in the periods of the Renaissance and Counter-Reformation. His most recent publications include Patterns of Patronage in Renaissance Rome: Francesco Sperulo, Poet, Prelate, Soldier, Spy (2015); Francesco Benci and the Rise of Neo-Latin Epic (2018).
Professor Isabella Campagnol, PhD
Adjunct Professor. Professor Campagnol is specialized in fashion, textile and decorative arts history, topics on which she is extensively lecturing and publishing in Europe and the United States.
Professor Cecilia Canziani, PhD
Adjunct Professor. Professor Canziani's research and teaching focuses on contemporary art and curating. Dr. Canziani was the program director in curating studies at IED (Institute of European Design) Rome and previously taught at the Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Palermo and lectured in several international institutions, among others at the National Museum of Cairo and the Center for Restoration in Tirana, Albania. She also teaches at the Accademia di Belle Arti in L’Aquila, Italy.
Professor Noah Charney, PhD
Adjunct Professor. Professor Charney's research focuses on art crime. He is founder of the Association for Research into Crimes Against Art, the world’s first dedicated research group in the field, which founded the first academic program in the study of art crime and the first peer-reviewed journal, The Journal of Art Crime, of which Dr Charney is editor. He is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated, internationally best-selling author of more than a dozen books, including The Art of Forgery and The Museum of Lost Art (Phaidon), Art Crime: Terrorists, Tomb Raiders, Forgers and Thieves (Palgrave), Art & Crime (Praeger) and many others. He is a regular contributor to major publications, including The Guardian and The Washington Post.
Professor Lauren Golden, PhD
Adjunct Professor. Professor Golden's specialization is in Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture, Raphael, and Neuroarthistory. She has been studying the city of Rome for over 35 years and has been teaching in Italy for 20 years.
Professor Daria Borghese, M.A.
Adjunct Professor. Extensive experience in teaching courses in Renaissance to Baroque Art. The focus of her research is on the role of patrons.
Professor Carol Taddeo, M.A.
Adjunct Professor. Professor Taddeo’s research has addressed the sacred and secular dimensions of the pastoral genre and its realizations in written and visual forms, with specific interest in modes of exchange between artists and writers in Renaissance Venice. Her professional interests also include restoration and conservation techniques and traditional art materials.
Professor Timothy J. Allen, M.F.A.
Adjunct Professor. Professor Allen is a professional oil painter of portraits and figurative narratives inspired mostly by the Renaissance and Baroque with more than 25 years of experience. He is also the Founder and Director of the Painting and Drawing Art Studio of Rome.