Giulia Pellizzato is conducting research at Harvard as a Postdoctoral Fellow of the project "Transatlantic Transfers: The Italian Presence in Post-War America", funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research. Before coming to Harvard, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Italian Department at Brown University, thanks to a postdoctoral grant funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation: An Adventure Overseas, Almost a "Renaissance". Italian fiction in the United States after World War Two. She obtained her PhD in Italian Studies from Università della Svizzera italiana in December 2018. She also holds a BA from Università degli Studi di Siena and a Masters' degree in Italian Literature and Philology from Università Ca’ Foscari in Venice.
Her research interests include 20th and 19th-century Italian literature, the transatlantic circulation of literary works and ideas, translation studies, and the pedagogy of literature. Her published research includes studies on translation practices, women in publishing, archives of the twentieth century, and authors including Goffredo Parise, Giuseppe Prezzolini, Jolanda Insana, Ippolito Nievo.
Her first book, Prezzolini e Parise: un'amicizia transoceanica, is now in print with Leo S. Olschki.