Silvia Dall'Olio

Executive Director

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Silvia Dall'Olio serves as executive director of the Rome Global Gateway. She is directly involved in academic aspects of the RGG, including research, graduate education, undergraduate education, and academic events. She has a leading role in the development and coordination of the academic programming of undergraduate study abroad for both the Rome International Scholars and the general education programs.

Dall’Olio also oversees student activities and services. She has designed and regularly conducts a research program for assessing intercultural learning during study abroad, including community-based learning. She also teaches Italian language and culture courses.

Dall’Olio earned her laurea quinquennale from Università di Bologna, her master’s from the University of Notre Dame and her Ph.D. in linguistics and second language teaching from Università per Stranieri di Siena.

Prior to her work at the Global Gateway in Rome, Dall’Olio has lived and worked in the U.S. at Notre Dame, other U.S. and Middle Eastern cities, and elsewhere in Italy.

Email Silvia, Phone: +39 06772643608