Carolina Ciampaglia received her degree in modern languages and literature from the Università La Sapienza Roma, Laurea in 1984.
She has taught Italian as a foreign and second language, as well as Italian literature courses for the Rome-based programs of Cornell University, Rhode Island School of Design, Dartmouth College, University of Washington, and the American Academy in Rome. She has also taught Italian cinema for both Cornell in Rome and DePaul University in Rome.
Ciampaglia was the administrative director of Italiaidea from 2000 to 2015, as well as the director of academic programs from 2006 to 2015.
ART 3803 Art History: Italian Cinema
ARCH 3117 Contemporary Italian Culture
Project coordinator, Radio Telelvisione Italiana production audio/video language courses titled I Montalcino – una famiglia italiana, Italian language courses (2000–02)
Project coordinator, with Alma Edizioni Firenze, of Italian Espresso, a textbook for the teaching of Italian as a foreign language (2004–13)
Moravia, il cinema, l'America, in Atti di Alberto Moravia e l'America Convegno Internazionale (Rome, 2011)