Romana Ricci-Descause

Romana Ricci-Descause

Adjunct Professor


Romana Ricci-Descause holds a Laurea in Foreign Languages and Literatures from Università Gabriele D’Annunzio, Italy. She wrote a Thesis on French Surrealist Theatre. She went on to conduct research in Linguistics at École Normale Supérieure Fontenais aux Roses, France. She worked as a professor at École Supérieure de Vente in Versailles and taught Italian and Art History at the Louvre in Paris.

Since she moved to San Francisco, she has been teaching Italian Literature and Language at Istituto Italiano Scuola. She has a passion for art and spends her free time painting, reading, and traveling.


  • Literary Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Art


  • Ecole Normale Supérieure, France 1992
  • Università G.D' Annunzio, Italy 1991