2018-22  Lancaster University, Department of Languages and Cultures, Lancaster, UK  Associate Lecturer

2011-17 Columbia University Ph.D. in Italian and Comparative Literature

2012-16  Columbia University, Department of Italian, New York, NY  Teaching Fellow

2009-11  Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Belgium  Research Fellow


2011-17  Columbia University, New York, NY   Ph.D. in Italian and Comparative Literature

2008-09   Columbia University, New York, NY   M.A. in Italian (Francqui Fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation)

2007-08  Leuven, Antwerp, Ghent and Brussels Universities   M.A. in Comparative Literature (magna cum laude)

2005-07  Leuven University, Belgium   M.A. in Romance Philology, French and Italian (summa cum laude)

2003-05  Leuven University, Belgium   B.A. in Romance Philology, French and Italian (magna cum laude)


2014   Curator – Wang Xu, “What’s the Weather Like Today? Solo Exhibition, New York, NY

2013   Intern – Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York, NY

2009-11   Book Project Assistant on New York Times bestselling book – Nina Burleigh, writer/journalist, New York, NY

2010-11   Artist Assistant – Jinny Yu, Artist in Residence at ISCP, Brooklyn, NY

2009-10   Intern – International Studio and Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, NY


2008/2012   Organizing for America, registering voters in State College, PA (2008, Columbia University Democrats) and Philadelphia, PA (2012, OFA Field Organizer Academy); canvassing in Ohio (2012, LGBT for Obama)

2007   Argos Arts, Brussels, Belgium

2005   International Building Organization, Lisbon, Portugal

2003   School 55, R’azan, Russia