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Italian language educator

John Freccero, Italian language educator. Fulbright research scholar Florence, Italy, 1961-1962; Florence fellow Harvard Center Renaissance Cult, 1961-1962. Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers Italian.

Background

Freccero, John was born on July 25, 1931 in New York City.

Education

AB, Johns Hopkins University, 1952. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy in Italian, Johns Hopkins University, 1958.

Career

Instructor Italian Johns Hopkins University, 1959-1959, assistant professor, 1959-1961, associate professor, 1961-1963. With Cornell University, 1963-1969, professor, 1966-1969. Member faculty Yale University, 1969-1979.

Rosina Pierotti professor of Italian literature Stanford University, since 1979, chairman department comparative literature, from 1982, director Italian program department French and Italian.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers Italian.

Connections

4 children.