About Spoleto






Student Life











In Carrollton

Dr. Chad Davidson

Professor of English
Director and Instructor, UWG Study Abroad Italy Program

Chad Davidson, has spent a great deal of time both studying and living in Italy.
He is a competent speaker of Italian, having attended language school in Bologna and studied Italian at the University of Perugia. Apart from directing the UWG Spoleto Program since 2012, he has also taught in three other study-abroad programs since arriving at West Georgia in 2003 (Oldenburg, Germany, in 2005 and 2011, and Montepulciano, Italy, in 2006).

Dr. Josh Masters
Associate Professor of English
Director of Graduate Studies in English
Instructor, UWG Study Abroad Italy Program

Josh Masters is a prime example of the power of study abroad opportunities. Having taken part in a semester-long study abroad program in Greece as an undergraduate, he went on to travel to Italy, Israel, Australia, England, and many other countries. Thus, he is a seasoned traveler with a wealth of experience in terms of university-level study abroad programs.

In Spoleto

Elisa Bassetti

Owner and Director, ArteLingua Language School, Spoleto

Elisa Bassetti specialized in the teaching of Italian as a foreign language at the University for Foreigners in Siena. From 2008-2012, she also collaborated in an online program through the University for Foreigners in Perugia (from whom she holds a master's degree in teaching Italian). Since early 2012, she has directed her own language school, ArteLingua, in her home town of Spoleto.

Daniela Cittadoni

Owner and Director, Tasting Travel, Spoleto

Daniela Cittadoni is a licensed travel agency director who specializes in planning Umbrian tours. With ten years of experience in the food and wine sector, and five years of professional tourism training, she helps create unique and memorable itineraries in Umbria. She also helps with coordinating apartments and classroom space for us while in Spoleto.