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Alberto De Simoni

Graduate Student in Classical Studies

Beginning Latin Instructor


Alberto De Simoni was born in Milan, Italy. He attended the Università degli Studi di Milano where he earned a B.A. and an M.A. in Italian Literature and Philology, with a thesis on Dante’s Inferno. He taught Italian and Latin language and literature in High School, both in Italy and in Florida. In 2017, he earned his M.A. in Classics at the University of Florida. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. at the same institution. His research focuses on Libanius of Antioch and the problem of prison and incarceration in the Eastern provinces of the Late Roman Empire.

Alberto De Simoni attended the Summer Session at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (2017), and presented papers at various conferences in the US.

He received the UF Graduate Student Teaching Award (2017) and the UF International Student Achievement Award (2019).


Office Hours FALL 2020: MWF 5

Office: 134 Dauer Hall
Phone: +1 352-392-2075

Department of Classical Studies
University of Florida, PO Box 117435
Gainesville, FL 32611-7435