Fabrizio Conti received a dual Ph.D. in History and Medieval Studies from the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary. He is a graduate in the Humanities (History) from the University of Rome “La Sapienza,” and has earned certificates from the Pontifical Institute for Christian Archaeology in Rome and the School of the Vatican Secret Archive.
Professor Conti has arrived at John Cabot University in 2016 after having taught in the Department of History at the Ohio State University in Columbus (USA) in the previous year. His teaching and research interests span the Antique/Late Antique, Medieval, and Renaissance periods, with an interdisciplinary approach to cultural and religious developments, with special focus on the history of magic and witchcraft. He has published extensively in these fields.
Professor Conti has worked in the catacombs of Rome as a docent and in the Vatican Secret Archive as an archivist, besides appearing in several TV documentary series.
He also serves as an Arts and Humanities Advisor at the American Academy in Rome.
Read Professor Conti’s Curriculum Vitae and list of publications