Cinema Studies
Department Chair:
Grace An

Administrative Assistant:
Sarah Pardee

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-6601
Fax: (440) 775-8684

Rice 116
10 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday: 9:00 AM - 3:45 PM

Alberto Zambenedetti

Alberto Zambenedetti
Contact Information


Lewis Annex 206
(440) 775-8404

Personal Office Hours:
Monday 10:00AM-12:00PM and by appointment

Alberto Zambenedetti

Alberto Zambenedetti

Alberto Zambenedetti

Educational Background

  • Laurea degree, U. degli Studi Ca'Foscari di Venezia, 2001
  • M.A. New York University, 2005
  • Ph.D. New York University, 2012

Alberto Zambenedetti joined Oberlin College in 2014 as Visiting Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies and Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow. He previously taught at the University of Toronto, at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York, and at New York University. He is the editor of World Film Location Florence and has also contributed to the Venice and Rome installments in same series. His scholarship has appeared in various publications, such as Short Film Studies, Journal of Adaptation in Film & Performance, Annali d’Italianistica, La Fusta, and Studies in European Cinema. Alberto regularly writes reviews and festival coverage for the online film magazine Gli Spietati.