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Ranieri Moore Cavaceppi

Ranieri Moore Cavaceppi

Senior Professorial Lecturer
World Languages and Cultures

  • Additional Positions at AU

    Coordinator of the Italian Language Program
  • Professor Cavaceppi teaches various levels of Italian at American University, including beginner, intermediate, and advanced conversation and composition courses. As the primary instructor at AU, Professor Cavaceppi supervises the independent study projects of undergraduate students. He is also the faculty advisor to the AU Italian Club. A Fulbright Fellow and a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Professor Cavaceppi received an MA in Italian Literature from the University of North Carolina and a PhD from Brown University for his research on Italian medieval and Renaissance Knights Hospitaller. He spent his formative years in both Rome and Washington, DC. During the last twenty years, Professor Cavaceppi has also taught Italian at Brown and UNC; additionally, he was the Assistant Director of the Brown in Bologna Program, coordinating the activities of its study abroad students in Italy.
  • Degrees

    PhD, Italian Studies, Brown University
    MA, Italian Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    BA, European History, University of Pennsylvania
  • Languages Spoken:

    Fluent in English and Italian; reading knowledge of French and Latin

  • CAS-World Lang and Cultures
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