UNH-in-Italy Study Abroad Staff Directory

Jesse Stabile Morrell, Ph.D.

UNH-in-Italy Program Director
Principal Lecturer
jesse.morrell@unh.edu


 

Cristian Muscelli

UNH-in-Italy On-Site Director
Affiliate Faculty
cristian.muscelli@gmail.com

Educational Background:

Laurea Magistrale in Psychology, University of Chieti, 2005
M.A. in Teaching Methodologies for Italian Literature, University of Torino and Macerata, 1998
M.A. in  Italian Literature, University of Oregon, 1997
Laurea Magistrale in Philosophy, University of Bologna, 1993

Courses Taught:

Critical Analysis of Food Studies (NUTR 530) 

Additional Information:

In 2001, Prof. Muscelli helped to launch the UNH-in-Italy program and has since served as the Director.  He oversees the UNH-in-Italy staff, coordinates curricular offerings, fosters local relationships with vendors, and supports students throughout their study abroad experience.

Prof. Muscelli is also certified as a psychologist and is currently completing his training in psychoanalysis.  He has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications in the areas of psychology, philosophy, and the humanities.


 

Silvia Fanesi

Instructor, UNH-in-Italy

Phone: 011 39 073 740 4291

Office:

UNH-in-Italy
Viale della Rimembranza
63100 Ascoli Piceno (AP)
Italy

Educational Background:

M.Ed. in Secondary Education, Salem State University, 2010
Laurea Magistrale in Foreign Languages & Literature, University of Macerata (Italy), 2001 

Courses Taught:

Food and Culture in Italy (NUTR 525) 

Additional Information:

Prof. Fanesi joined the UNH-in-Italy program in 2007 and has taught courses in Italian language, literature, and culture.  

Prior to joining the UNH-in-Italy staff, Prof. Fanesi taught Italian in a public high school in Massachusetts.  She enjoys working with UNH students and fostering their enthusiasm for learning about the Italian culture.


 

Simona Marinelli

 

 

Simona Marinelli

Instructor, UNH-in-Italy

Phone: 011 39 073 740 4291
 
Office:

UNH-in-Italy
Viale della Rimembranza
63100 Ascoli Piceno (AP)
Italy

Educational Background:

Laurea Magistrale in Foreign Languages & Literature, University of Pisa (Italy), 2001 

Courses Taught:

Elementary Italian I and II (ITAL 401 & 402) 

Additional Information:

Prof. Marinelli joined the UNH-in-Italy program in 2004 and teaches courses in Italian language.  

Prof. Marinelli has worked with a variety of language learners including immigrants and young children and has also taught Italian in the U.S. and in Germany.  Prof. Marinelli's favorite part of working with UNH-in-Italy students is witnessing their improvement over the semester and supporting their cultural experience in Ascoli and Italy.


 

Diana Piotti

 

 

Diana Piotti

Program Assistant, UNH-in-Italy
dianapiotti@gmail.com

Phone: 011 39 073 740 4291
 
Office:

UNH-in-Italy
Viale della Rimembranza
63100 Ascoli Piceno (AP)
Italy

Educational Background:

Laurea Magistrale in Molecular Biology, University of Camerino (Italy), 2002 

Additional Information:

Diana joined the UNH-in-Italy program in 2008 and provides essential administrative support to the faculty and students. 

Prior to joining the UNH-in-Italy staff, Diana studied as an exchange student at the University of Dayton and values the opportunity to now work with UNH students supporting their study abroad experience.