Dr. Gabriella Cianciolo Cosentino
Gabriella Cianciolo Cosentino graduated in 1999 from the University of Palermo in the Faculty of Architecture and went on to obtain her PhD in History of Architecture and Preservation of Architectural Heritage in 2004. Between 2003 and 2009 she lectured in History of Architecture at the University of Palermo. She has received research grants and fellowships from Italian, German, and international institutions, including the MIUR (Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research), the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, the Bibliotheca Hertziana, the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America at Columbia University, and the Technical University of Munich. From 2014 to 2017 she was assistant professor at the Technical University of Munich and responsible for a research project funded by the DFG (German Research Foundation). Since 2015 she has coordinated a cross-disciplinary research project on Pompeii funded by the Fraunhofer Society and the Max-Planck Society based at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz.
- European architectural history (19th-20th cent.)
- Southern Italian medieval architecture and its reception
- Cultural heritage preservation (with special focus on Pompeii)
- Mosaic art