World Languages Department Co-Chair, Italian/Latin/Spanish/Social Studies
802.422.5671, ext. 226
BA & MA Queens College (CUNY) and MA University of Rome “La Sapienza”
Robert graduated from Queens College (CUNY) in Flushing, NY with both a Bachelor’s of Arts and a Master’s of Arts in Italian Language and Literature. He also has a Master’s of Arts from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in Journalism and Online Community Management.
Robert has spent extensive time studying abroad at the University of Siena in Tuscany, Italy and at the University of Urbino in the Marche region of Italy. Professionally he has worked for DiBaio Editore in Milan, Italy as a translator of architectural publications and for the Italian Airline Alitalia in their New York City Corporate offices. Robert owns a home in Bridgewater, Vermont where he has resided for the past five years.
In the fall and in the spring he splits his time between Bridgewater and New York City where he teaches for two local colleges. Robert is an experienced snowboard instructor for the Killington Resort Snow Sports School and also enjoys playing competitive soccer in a semi-professional league. His other interests include carpentry, hiking, fishing, reading, and traveling.