Chiara Trebaiocchi

Chiara Trebaiocchi

Preceptor and Coordinator of the Italian Language Program
Office Hours: On Zoom: (click here (Links to an external site.)). Every Tuesday @2.30-3.30pm or by appointment ( To meet in person (Boylston Hall, 323) please email in advance.


Chiara Trebaiocchi was born and raised in Italy and, after studying at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa (2008–2013), she moved to the USA for her Ph.D. in Italian Studies at Harvard University (May 2018). She worked as Education and Programs Manager for CIMA – Center for Italian Modern Art in NYC before going back to the RLL Department as Preceptor. In this role, she coordinates and administers the Italian language program at Harvard. She teaches 2-3 courses per year, from the beginning to the advanced language level. She is currently revising for publication her dissertation Reschooling Society: Pedagogia come forma di lotta nella vita e nell’opera di Franco Fortini. Her research interests include: history of the Italian language; modern and contemporary Italian literature; language pedagogy.

Academic Degrees: B.A., Scuola Normale Superiore; Università di Pisa; M.A. Scuola Normale Superiore; Università di Pisa; M.A., Ph.D. Harvard University.


Contact Information

Boylston Hall 323

Department Role