Nicola M. Gentili graduated at the Law School from "La Sapienza" University of Rome in 1985. As a lawyer, he worked for an International Law Firm in Rome specializing himself in all matters of Italian Civil Law. At the same time, he worked regularly as a film critic for several Italian Cinema publications. Arriving to the United States in February 1992, he was appointed adjunct instructor in Italian at Temple University and Drexel University. He has been a Lecturer in Italian for the University of Pennsylvania between 1994-2006, where he established Business Italian courses. He co-directed Penn-in-Florence from 1996 to 2006. He is currently the Associate Director of Penn Cinema & Media Studies Program and the Director of the Penn-in-Cannes summer program in France. He joined Harrison College House in 2007 as a House Fellow, where he also teaches Cinema & Media Studies courses in residence.
Program Associate Director