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FSA Directors

The official text with names and roles of the direction and membership of the Foro di Studi Avanzati/Forum for Advanced Studies/Foro de Estudios Avanzados/ Forum des Estudios Avancados/Le Forum D’Etudes Avancees < Gaetano Massa> as of the current date.

FSA Research Groups

  • Ficino [Stephen Gersh]

  • Cusanus [Claudia D’Amico/Victoria Arroche]

  • Plotinus: Predecessors and Reception [Kevin Corrigan/Robert Berchman]

  • Proclus: Predecessors and Reception [Claudia D’Amico/Ezequiel Luduena]

  • Socratica / Platonica [Claudia Marsico/Inbal Cohen-Taber]

  • Gnosticism and Platonism [Dylan Burns/Luciana Gabriela Soares-Santoprete]

  • History / Philosophy of Mathematics [Svetla Slaveva-Griffin/Salvatore Laveccchia]

  • Aesthetics of the Self [Salvatore Lavecchia/Michele Abatte]

  • Pythagorean Aesthetics [Jay Bregman/Nancy Ogle]

  • Ancient and Medieval Philosophy of Music [Mark Nyvlt/Daniel Regnier]

  • Roman Religions [Giuseppe Muscolino/Luciano Albanese]

  • Neoplatonic Theurgy and Religions [Andreea-Maria Lemnaru Espuña]

  • Mind, Meaning and Intentionality [Robert Berchman/Jose-Manuel Redondo Orlenas]

  • Cambridge Platonists and Early Modern Theology/Philosophy [Douglas Hedley]

  • Patristics [Isidoros Katsos/Ilaria Ramelli]

  • Medieval Philosophy [Dragos Calma]

  • Borges [Victoria Arroche/Ezequiel Luduena]

  • Greek Ethics / Influences on Contemporary Philosophy [Jose-Maria Zamora]

  • Medieval and Modern Political Theory [Francisco Bertelloni]

  • Contemporary Political and Critical Theory [Michele Olzi]

  • Aristotle: Predecessors and Reception [Mark Nyvlt/Robert Berchman]

FSA University-College and Network Centers

2015: Center for Platonic, Aristotelian, and Neoplatonic Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, GA/USA.

2016: Center for Pythagorean Aesthetics, Orono, Maine/USA
2016: Instituto de Filosofía "Alejandro Korn" [Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina], Dr. Francisco Bertelloni, Director
2017: Center for Classical Studies, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
2018: Center for Patristic, Medieval, and Renaissance Texts. Palacky University, Olomuc, Česká Republika
2018: Center for the Study of the Influences of Greek Ethics on Contemporary Philosophy, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, España
2017-2021: Center for Later Ancient Studies. University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA

Independent Research Centers Associated with FSA

Academic Fellows

  • Michele Abbate, Professore associato di Filosofia, Universita degli Studi di Salerno, Italia.

  • Crystal Addey, Lecturer in Classics, University College Cork, Ireland.

  • Lela Alexidze, Professor of Classics, Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

  • Luciano Albanese, Professore associato, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Università di Roma La Sapienza, Italy.

  • Jafe Arnold, MA Student in Philosophy, Universiteit van Amsterdam, NL.

  • Victoria Arroche, Doctora, Instituto de Filosofia, Centro de Estudios de Filosofia Medieval, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Martin D’Ascenzo, Professor de Scienzia Politica, Universidad Nacional de Lamantaza y Universidad de San Andres, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Clelia Attanasio, Dottoranda, Religious Studies, [University of Cambridge, UK]

  • Oscar Federico Bauchwitz, Professor titular de Metafisica, Universidad Federal Rio Grande do Norte, Brasil.

  • Paolo Bellini, Professore Associato, Universita degli Studi dell’ Insubria, Varese e Como, Italy.

  • Francesco Berno, La Sapienza University of Rome, Department of History Cultures Religions Art and Performing Arts, Italia

  • George Bevan, Associate Professor of Geography and Planning, Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada.

  • Robert M. Berchman, Director General, Foro di Studi Avanzati <Gaetano Massa> Rome, Italy; Senior Fellow, Institute of Advanced Theology, Bard College; Secretary/Treasurer, The Institute at Caesars Head, Ltd., USA.

  • Jeffrey Blanchard,  Academic Coordinator and Lecturer in Architectural History. Cornell University Rome Program/Palazzo Santacroce, Roma, Italia.  

  • L. Gregory Bloomquist, Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Theology, Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • Alvaro Bo, Zétesis, Vivarium Novum, Frascati, IT.

  • Jay Bregman, Professor of Classics Emeritus, University of Maine/Orono, USA.   

  • James Bryson, Isaac Newton Research Associate, University of Cambridge, UK.

  • Dylan Burns, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, University of Amsterdam, NETH.

  • John Bussanich, Professor of Philosophy, University of New Mexico, USA.

  • Dragos Calma, Associate Professor of Medieval Philosophy, University of Dublin, IRL.

  • Alessandro Caprioli, Dottoranda, Universita degli Studi dell’Insubria, Varese-Como, Italia.

  • Alan Cardew, Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, University of Essex, UK.

  • Julieta Cardigni, Doctora, Instituto de Filología Clásica, Universidad de Buenos Aires,  Argentina.

  • Elisabetta Cattanei, Professora Filosofia e Storia, Dipatimento di Antichita,  Universita di Genova, Italia.

  • Bruce Chilton, Bernard Iddings Professsor of Religion, Director and Senior Fellow Institute of Advanced Theology, Bard College, USA.

  • Massimo Cisternino, Dottorando, University of Oregon, USA.              

  • Inbal Cohen-Taber, Adjunct Professor of Classics, St Mary’s College, Maryland, USA.

  • Dawn H. Collins, Lecturer, University of Wales Trinity St. David/Sophia Centre for the Study of Cosmology and Culture, UK.

  • Anna Corrias, Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Cambridge, UK.

  • Kevin Corrigan, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities, Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies, Emory University, USA.

  • Elena Glazov Corrigan, Professor of Russian and East Asian Languages. Director of Russian and East European Program, Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University, USA.

  • Pietro Corvaja, Professore di Mathematica e Geometria. Dipartimento de Scienze Matematiche, Universita di Udine, Italia.

  • Pietro Corvaja, Professore di Mathematica e Geometria. Dipartimento de Scienze Matematiche, Universita di Udine, Italia.

  • Ivana Costa, Doctora, Instituto de Filosofia, Centro de estudios de Filosofia Antigua, Universidad de Buenos Aires,  Argentina.

  • Maria Isabel Santa Cruz, Professora de Historia de la Filosofia Antiqua, Instituto de Filosofia, Centro de estudios de Filosofia Antigua, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Claudia D’Amico, Professora de Historia de la Filosofia Medieval, Instituto de Filosofía, Centro de Estudios de Filosofia Medieval, Universidad de Buenos Aries, Argentina.

  • Ben Davidson, Scholar in Residence and Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge, UK.

  • Luca Daris, Professora di Politica, Universita degli Studi dell’Insubria, Varese-Como, Italia.

  • Marisa Divenosa, Profesora de Historia de la Filosofia, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Mark Edwards, Professor of Early Christian Studies and Tutor in Theology, Christ Church , University of Oxford, UK.

  • Eleonora Falini, PhD candidate, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

  • Viviana Faschi, Dottora,  (Università degli Studi dell'Insubria, Varese – Como/Università degli Studi di Verona).

  • Giada Fiorese,  Dottoranda, Universita degli Studi dell’ Insubria, Varese e Como, Italia.

  • Jesus de Garay, Professor Catedratico de Filosofia, Universidad de Sevilla, Espagna

  • Ignacio García Peña, Associate Professor, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, España.

  • Stephen E. Gersh, Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame, USA; Fellow, The Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism, University of Cambridge, UK.

  • Odile Gilon; Chargée de cours à l'Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium

  • Pamela Gordon, Professor of Classics, University of Kansas, USA.

  • Guido Giglioni, Professore associato, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, Università di Macerata, Italia.

  • Gary Gurtler, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Boston College, USA.

  • Alex Gyssin, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Francisco Bastitta Harriet, Professor de Filosofia, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Douglas Hedley, Professor of the Philosophy of Religion, Fellow of Clare College, Director of the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism University of Cambridge, UK.

  • John Hendrix, Professor of Architecture, School of Architecture, Roger Williams University, USA.

  • Christian Hengstermann, Lecturer, Department of Classics, Universitaet Wuppertal, BRD.

  • Christoph Horn, Professor of Philosophy, Universitaet Bonn, BRD.

  • Isidoros Katsos, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Centre for the Study of Christianity, Hebrew University and Research Associate, Von Huegel Institute for Critical Catholic Theology, University of Cambridge, UK.

  • Evan King, Post-Doctoral Fellow in Philosophy, University College Dublin, Ireland.

  • Salvatore Lavecchia, Professore associato, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici e del patrimonio culturale, Universita degli Studi di Udine, Italia.

  • Andreea-Maria Lemnaru Espuña, postdoctoral researcher in Philosophy of Religions, University of Vienna and associate member of the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism, University of Cambridge. 

  • Ezequiel Ludueña, Doctor, Instituto de Filosofia, Centro de Estudios de Filosofia Medieval, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Menahem Luz, Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, Haifa University, Israel.

  • Bruce Maclennan, Associate Professor Emeritus of Computer Science,  University of Tennessee / Knoxville, USA.

  • H. Maria Evelina Malgieri, Post-Doctoral Fellow, University College Dublin, Ireland.

  • Claudia Marsico, Professora de Historia de la Filosofia Antiqua Instituto de Filosofía, Centro de Estudios de Filosofia Antiqua, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Adriana Martinez, Professora, Departimento des Artes, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Gabriel Martino, Doctor, Instituto de Filosofia, Centro de Estudios de Filosofia Antiqua, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Jenny Messenger, Dottoranda, School of Classics, St. Andrews University, UK.

  • Adrian Mihai, PhD., Isaac Newton Research Associate, University of Cambridge, UK.

  • Gianmarco Minesi, Doctor, Institut de Philosophie, Paris Sorbonne, France.

  • Gabriela Mueller, Doctora, Instituto de Filosofía. Centro de Estudios de Filosofia Antiqua, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Claudio Moreschini, Professore Ordinario di Letteratura Latina all'Università di Pisa, in pensione.

  • Giuseppe Muscolino, Doctor, Cultore della materia, Dipartimento di Scienze  umanistische, Universita di Catania, Italia.

  • Jean-Marc Narbonne, Professor of Philosophy, Universite Laval, Canada and Fellow of the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism, University of Cambridge, UK.

  • Tomas Nejeschleba, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Palacky University, Czech Republic.

  • Jacob Neusner, Distinguished Service Professor of the History and Theology of Judaism Emeritus, Senior Fellow, Institute of Advanced Theology, Bard College, USA.

  • Mark Nyvlt, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Dominican University-College, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

  • Nancy Ogle, Professor of Music emerita, University of Maine/Orono, USA.

  • Joseph S. O’Leary, Formerly Professor of English Literature, Sophia University, Tokyo, and Roche Chair for Interreligious Research, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan.

  • Michele Olzi, Dottore, Dipartimento di medicina clinica e sperimentale e Medical Humanities, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Italia.

  • Lucas Oro, Doctorando, Instituto de Filosofia, Centro de Estudios de Filosofia medieval, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Marco Pasi, Associate Professor of Humanities, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  • Francis Peddle, Professor of Philosophy, Dominican University, Ottawa, Canada.

  • Eric Perl, Professor of Philosophy, Loyola Marymount University, USA.

  • Enrico Peroli, Professore di Filosofia, Universita degli Studi “G d’Annunzo” Chieti, Pescara, Italia]

  • Jacomien Prins, Assistant Professor, Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Beni Culturali, Italia.

  • Ilaria L.E. Ramelli, FRHistS, Research Professor of Patristics and Church History (KUL), Professor of Theology (Durham University, Hon.; Angelicum); Senior Fellow and Member (Erfurt MWK; Princeton; Catholic University; Bonn University elect; Cambridge, UK).

  • Jose Manuel Redondo Orlenas, Associate Professor of Philosophy, UNAM, Mexico.

  • Valery Rees, Professor of Renaissance Philosophy, School of Philosophy and Economic Science, Newnham College, University of Cambridge, UK

  • Daniel Regnier, Associate Professor of Philosophy, St. Thomas More College, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

  • Roberto Revello, Docttore, Universita degli Studi dell’Insubria Insubria, Varese e Como, Editore, Mimesis, Milano, Italia.

  • Jose Gonzalez Rios, Doctor, Instituto de Filosofia, Filosofía Moderna, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Denis Robichaud, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, USA.

  • Maria Alejandra Rossi, Doctoranda Instituto de Filologia,  Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Luciana Gabriela Soares Santoprete: Laboratoire d’Études sur les Monothéismes (UMR 8584) – CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique), Paris, France.

  • Frederic Schroeder, Professor Emeritus of Classics,, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

  • Gregory Shaw, Professor of Religious Studies, Stonehill College, USA.

  • Fabrizio Sciacca, Professore ordinario of Political Philosophy, Universita degli Studi di Catania, Italia.

  • Harald Schwaetzer, Professor of philosophy,  Cusanus Hochschule, Bernkastel-Kues, BRD.

  • Elsa Giovanna Simonetti, Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, École Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE-PSL, Paris), Laboratoire d'Études sur les Monothéismes (LEM)

  • Erasmo Silvio Storace, Professore ordinario of Political Philosophy, [Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Varese e Como, Italia]

  • Natalia Strok, Doctora, Instituto de Filosofia, Centro de Estudios de Filosofia Medieval, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Svetla Slaveva-Griffin, Professor of Classics, Department of Classics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. (muse)

  • Daniella Taormina, Professora di Filosofia, Università degli Studi di Roma 'Tor Vergata' Italia.

  • James O. Tate, Professor Emeritus of English and American Literature, Dowling College,  Arts and Music Editor, Chronicles: The Magazine of American Culture, Assistant Director, Foro di Studi Avanzati <Gaetano Massa> Rome, Italy; President, The Institute at Caesars Head Ltd., Salem, SC/USA.

  • Daniel J. Tolan,  Doctor, Fellow at the Polansky Academy for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences at The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Jerusalem, Israel.                                                                                          

  • Chiara O. Tommasi, Professore Associato presso il Dipartimento di Civilta' e Forme del Sapere, Settore scientifico disciplinare: Storia delle Religioni M-STO/06, Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italia

  • Malena Tonelli, Instituto de Filosofía de la Universidad de Buenos Aires y Centro de Investigaciones en Filosofía de la Universidad Nacional de La Plata.

  • Matthew Vanderwaak,  Post-Doctoral Fellow, University College Dublin, Ireland.

  • Valentina Zaffino, Università della Calabria

  • José María Zamora, Director, Departamento de Filosofía, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Campus de Cantoblanco, Madrid, España.

  • Eleonora Zeper, Dottora, Secretaria Generale, Foro di Studi Avanzati <Gaetano Massa> Roma, Italia.

  • Francesco Zucconi, Professore Ordinario di Geometria. Dipartimento de Scienze Matematiche, Informatiche e Fisiche, Universita di Udine, Italia.

FSA Arts Fellows

  • Roberto Fabriciani , Musician, Associazione Nuova Consonanza/Roma, Italia.

  • Robert Lima, Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature Emeritus; Emeritus Fellow Institute for the Arts and Humanities, Pennsylvania State University, USA; OIC Knight Commander, Order of Queen Isabel of Spain, Academician, Academica Norteamericana de la Lengua Espanola; Corresponding Member, Real Academia Espanola, Enexebre Ordern da Viera, Espagna.

  • Nancy Ogle, Professor of Music emerita, University of Maine/Orono, USA.

  • Alessandro Sbordoni, Composer and Musician, Associazione Nuova Consonanza/Roma, Italia.

  • Donald Stratton, Composer and Musician, Bangor, Maine, USA.

FSA Language Consultants

1 / Italian

Michele Abbate; Valentina Zaffino; Andreea-Maria Lemnaru Espuna

2/ English

Robert Berchman; L. Gregory Bloomquist

3 / Spanish

Claudia Marsico

4 / Portuguese

Luciana Gabriela Soares Santoprete

5 / French

Andreea-Maria Lemnaru Espuna; Luciana Gabriela Soares Santoprete; Mark Nyvlt

FSA Membership

FSA invites candidates as FSA Fellows. All FSA members are equal participants in the activities of FSA and its University-College Centers. There are four categories of membership:

 

  1. Academic Fellows.

  2. Visiting Academic Fellows.

  3. Student Fellows.

  4. Resident Fellows.

Associate FSA Foundations / Trusts / Press

  • The Institute at Caesars Head Ltd. Salem, SC/USA.

  • Wipf and Stock Publishers. Eugene, OR/USA.

  • The Prometheus Trust Press. Wiltshire/UK.

  • Mimesis Press, Milano, Italia

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