Dott. Arch. Filiberto Bracalente
Filiberto Bracalente was born in Italy and spent his senior year as an exchange student in Portland, Oregon. He has a doctorate in architecture from the Università degli Studi di Firenze and a degree in science of communication from the Università degli Studi di Siena. He began working with AHA International as the site director of the Siena program in 1986, and in 1993 became the site director for the Macerata program. He also teaches courses in art history and architecture.
Art History: Between Romanesque and Renaissance, the Centers of Renaissance
Food, Art and Literature in the Italian Middle Ages Renaissance
History of Art and Architecture: The Medieval City-State and the Renaissance Town
Dott.ssa M. Angèlica Bonilla
Università degli Studi di Macerata
Born in Argentina, Angèlica has lived in Italy since 1981. She studied in both countries and has a degree in theater and a doctorate in modern languages and literature. She has been teaching Spanish at the Università degli Studi di Macerata since 1986, and serves as the housing coordinator for the AHA Macerata program. She also teaches the Cross-Cultural Communication/Cross-Cultural Perspectives course.
Cross-Cultural Communication/Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Student Services Assistant
Serena was born in Macerata. She studied modern languages and literature at the Università degli Studi di Macerata, where she focused on translation of French, English, German and Spanish. She has worked as student services assistant for the Macerata program since 2003.
Prof. Antonio Zampa
Prof. Antonio Zampa received his “Laurea in Lettere e Filosofia” at the Università degli Studi di Macerata. He teaches at the Liceo Classico Giacomo Leopardi in Macerata. He has taught courses in Italian contemporary history, media and literature for the AHA Macerata program since 1995.
Modern Italy: History and Culture of the Italian People
Prof. Michela Meschini
Prof. Michela Meschini received a PhD from University College in London in 2004. She is a lecturer at the Università degli Studi di Macerata as well as for the AHA Macerata program where she has taught the film and culture class since 2008.
Italy in the Movies Through the Eyes of American and Italian Masters of Cinema
Prof. Teresa Marasca
Accademia di Belle Arti
Prof. Teresa Marasca received her diploma from Accademia di Belle Arti di Macerata in 1980. She teaches painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti and she is also a professional painter. She has taught painting for the AHA Macerata program since 2004.
Painting: The Italian Experience