Nicola (Nick) Camerlenghi

|Associate Professor
Academic Appointments
  • Associate Professor of Art History

  • Digital Humanities Fellow, Villa I Tatti (Harvard)

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Professor Camerlenghi's interests include early Christian and medieval architecture with a particular focus on the city of Rome; the diffusion and cultural significance of domes in the area around the medieval Mediterranean; the interplay between nature and architecture; the history of gastronomy. 

Professor Camerlenghi also teaches seminars and topic courses on medieval architecture around the Mediterranean and the department's foreign study program in Rome.


205 Carpenter Hall
HB 6033


  • B.A. Yale University
  • S.M.Arch.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • M.A. and Ph.D. Princeton University

Selected Publications

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Speaking Engagements

  • Upcoming Talks:

  • "Visualizing Complexity: Practices and Heuristics of Digital Models in Art History," Bibliotheca Hertziana, Rome, Dec 10-11, 2020. (Co-organizer and speaker)

  • Recent Talks:

  • Demo of "The Virtual Basilica" at Beyond Zoom: XR for Teaching and Research in the COVID Era. Virtual conference organized by Dartmouth College and University of Pennsylvania. August 7, 2020.

  • "Building the Virtual Basilica of St. Paul," Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Feb. 18, 2020.

  • "Corpus Cosmatorum Workgroup," Istituto Svizzero di Roma, Jan. 28, 2020. 

  • 3-D Modeling and GIS Mapping of the Roman Medieval Towers and Bell Towers" 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 2019

Works In Progress