Born in Italy, Dr. Marco V. Crivellaro holds a BA and a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Ferrara (Italy), an MA in Cultural Studies from the University of Nevada, Reno (U.S.A), and a Master in Library and Information Sciences from the University of Seattle, Washington (U.S.A.) A licensed teacher, and a certified ESL instructor, he’s also a member of the IATI (Italian Association of Translators and interpreters), and of the IAMPETH (International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers and Teachers of Handwriting).
A polyglot, he has worked in Italy, the U.S.A., France, Monaco, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, and Singapore teaching Comparative Literature, History (with an emphasis on the Renaissance and American History), Ancient Greek, Latin, Classical Civilization, Literary Humanities, Western Civilization, Italian Literature, Art History, Philosophy, and English as a Second Language.
Dr. Crivellaro’s interests primarily focus on the cultural continuity of the classical heritage in the modern and contemporary society. He joined ACS in 2018 as a Social Studies Substitute Teacher and Writing Studio Assistant, since the year 2019-2020 he coordinates the library and its activities. He has designed and taught an online Summer course on IB research and academic ethics has conducted seminars about how to do academic research and how to use information and reference management software, and a course of Italian for Native Speakers. As the MS and Academy Librarian, he has created the ACS Virtual Library (comprehending books and periodicals accessible in electronic formats) and implemented the Dewey Decimal Classification throughout the whole printed collections of the H.J. Sabbagh Library.
His goal as the ACS Librarian is to make the Library a multitasking hub for academically reliable and ethically conducted research.