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Fabretti, Lorenza

Title/s:  Adjunct Professor


Prior to instructing Italian at the Loyola Rome Center (JFRC), Professor Fabretti taught Italian language courses at Spring Hill College Italy Center in Bologna and at the Gregorian Pontifical University of Rome. From 2004 to 2010, Dr. Fabretti instructed English to migrants for the Jesuit Refugee Services in Rome. She holds a Master’s Degree in Instruction and Promotion of Italian Language and Culture for Foreigners at the University of Venice. She completed her first Master’s Degree in International Studies at the University of Bologna in 2001 and her Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics and Anthropology from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in 1995. Prior to returning to Italy in 2000 she worked for the International Commission for Missing Person’s in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, assisting women from all three sides of war. Ms. Fabretti speaks Italian, English, Spanish, and entry level French and Bosnian (Serbo-Croat).