Giulia Pellizzato is currently working on her postdoctoral project titled An Adventure Overseas, Almost a "Renaissance". Italian fiction in the United States after World War Two, thanks to a grant funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. From 2019 to 2020 she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Brown University.
She holds a Ph.D. in Italian Studies summa cum laude from the Università della Svizzera italiana (Switzerland). Her dissertation is now in print with Leo S. Olschki, with the title: Prezzolini e Parise: un'amicizia transoceanica. Edizione critica e commentata del carteggio (1951-1976).
Pellizzato's research revolves around transnational literature, translation studies, archival research, teaching of literature, interactions between science and literature, literature as a public humanity. She is in the editorial board of Meta, the international journal in platinum open access and double-blind peer-review of the network Humanities for Change (Ca' Foscari, Venice). She has written articles on translation practices, women in publishing, archives of the twentieth century, and authors including Goffredo Parise, Giuseppe Prezzolini, Jolanda Insana, Ippolito Nievo.