Institute Staff


Jason Pedicone

President and Co-Founder


Gene Cunningham

Assistant Curriculum Design Manager


David Hewett

Tours Outreach Manager


Allegra Forbes

Marketing Manager


Fernando Barreto

Curriculum Designer


John Byron Kuhner

Editor, In Medias Res


Griffin Smith-Nichols

Curriculum Designer


Finn Mehigan

Rome Fellow


Jonathan Meyer

Curriculum Designer / Fellowship Manager


Chikondi Medson

Curriculum Design Assistant


Marco Romani Mistretta

Treasurer / Director of European Operations


Nancy Vander Veer

Development Officer


Luca Campomori

Bookkeeper


Gabriela D'Addario

Development Officer


Jamel Daugherty

Curriculum Design Manager


Megan Buick

Online Programs Manager


Eleonora Vescovini

Reservations Assistant


Sara Picciariello

Logistics Manager


Emma Daniel

Elementa Instructor


Aminata Hughes

Outreach Manager


Julia Donahue

Assistant Writer


Amanda Carver

Program Manager


Shea O'Connor

Rome Fellow


Molly Jewett

Office Assistant


Christopher Childers

Curriculum Designer