John Tessitore

Senior Program Advisor
(617) 576-5002

John Tessitore is a Senior Program Advisor at the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He has served in a variety of capacities at the Academy and has been the project leader on several national commissions, including the blue-ribbon Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences, the Lincoln Project, the Commission on Language Learning, and Making Justice Accessible.

Before working at the Academy, he was a lecturer in History and Literature at Harvard University and has a Ph.D. in American Studies from Boston University.