Director of Italian Programs
Kirk Duclaux is OU’s on-site Director of Italian programs in Italy. He lives in Italy with his wife, Charlotte, and their two sons, Max and Alessio, teaching Italian Decorative Complexes and overseeing the program on the ground in Arezzo. He received his undergraduate degree in Art History from the University of Cincinnati and his graduate degree from Syracuse University's Renaissance Art History Program in Florence, Italy. Kirk has been traveling around Italy and educating people about art for years. He worked as a guide for the American Embassy in Rome and the American Consulate in Florence before building up OU’s own study abroad program, which is today thriving in the heart of Tuscany.