Loyola University Chicago

Study Abroad

Paula De Voto

Coordinator, John Felice Rome Center

M.A. Loyola University Chicago
B.A. Barry College

Paula has been with the Rome Center for more than twenty years, coming into her position in December 1996.  As coordinator for what is now named, in honor of its founding director, the John Felice Rome Center, Paula oversees all administrative aspects for the campus on this side of the Atlantic and provides stateside support for the staff and administration in Italy.  Prior to serving as coordinator for the JFRC, she worked as an academic advisor and admissions recruiter for many years.

Paula lived in Rome for three years, the first time as a graduate teaching assistant at the Rome Center when the campus was located in the Via Trionfale, and the second time for a two-year period with her husband, Jim, and daughter, Pamela, when Jim was assigned to teach at the Rome Center at its present location on the Via Massimi.  In addition to her Italy experience, Paula has traveled to Greece, Crete, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Croatia, India, Bangladesh, and Bahrain.

Contact Paula if you are

  • Loyola or visiting student (non-Loyola) who has been accepted to the John Felice Rome Center with questions on:
    • Visas
    • Pre-depature
    • Housing
    • Registration
    • any other inquiries relating to the JFRC

If you're interested in our Rome Center but you haven't yet been accepted, or if you're a university representative interested in sending your students to our Rome Center, please contact Rome@luc.edu.