Gina Maiellaro, Regional Representative                                  (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)


World Languages Center
Northeastern University
Tel: (617) 373-7107


Gina Maiellaro is teaching professor and coordinator of the Italian Program at Northeastern University. Her primary areas of teaching and research are Italian language and linguistics.

Originally from Italy, she received her Ph.D. from the Russian State University of the Humanities (Moscow) in philology. Gina has published various articles on Italian and Russian 18th century historical linguistics and literary translation. Gina’s current academic research explores second language acquisition with a special focus on language assessment and computer-assisted assessment, Italian for specific purposes, ‘processed input’ and written corrective feedback, about which she has presented at various national and international conferences. Gina is also working on testing methods and has created and piloted a computer-based and adaptive placement test for the World Language Center at Northeastern University.

Gina is currently serving her second mandate as AATI Regional Representative for New England. She is also member of the Osservatorio della Lingua Italiana for the Italian Consulate in Boston and collaborates with local institutions and associations to promote Italian language.



Ph.D. Historical Linguistics (18th Century), Russian State University for the Humanities (IVG), Moscow, Russia

M.A. Laurea in Studi Linguistici e Filologici (English, French Russian), Università di Salerno, Italy