Leaders, Lecturers & Tour Managers

Kate Rowe

Kate completed a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Melbourne in 2000, with major studies in Classics & Archaeology and Psychology. She subsequently completed her Honours degree in Italian Studies at Monash University in 2005; her research explored gender issues in Renaissance literary text and letters. While at Monash she taught medieval and early modern history, as well as Italian language. She also co-led the ASA – Monash University credit course The Renaissance in Florence in 2007. She holds a Diploma in Languages (Italian) and a Master’s Degree in Applied Linguistics from Monash University.

Kate has travelled extensively and has lived in Italy and the UK. She is fluent in Italian and has worked as a research assistant in Florence, and as an English teacher and translator in Naples, Italy.

Kate joined ASA as a Tour Coordinator in 2014 and has managed ASA tours to Croatia, Greece, Sicily and Southern Italy.

Past Tours
  • An Adriatic Journey: from Trieste to Dubrovnik (2015)
  • A Journey through Minoan Crete, Mycenaean Greece and the Classical World (2016)
  • Sicily & the Aeolian Islands (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Southern Italy: Pompeii, the Amalfi Coast and the Treasures of Apulia (2018)