Luca Peretti researches and teaches Italian media, film history, non-fiction cinema, Jewish Italian culture, and Italian cultural history. He is also affiliate faculty in the Film Studies Program.
He co-edited a volume on terrorism and cinema (in Italian) and his work has appeared in, among others, "Senses of Cinema", "The Italianist: Film Issue", "Historical Materialism", "Comunicazioni Sociali", "Quest. Issues in Contemporary Jewish History". A co-edited volume of his on Pier Pasolini Pasolini is forthcoming in December 2018 for Bloomsbury Academics. He is on the editorial board of "Zapruder World. An International Journal for the History of Social Conflict" and "Cinema e Storia". In the past, he held a position as video-archivist and researcher for the Italian Museum of the Shoah and worked as an organizer of film festivals. He also maintains an active role as journalist, collaborating with newspapers and magazines.
He teaches Italian language, an undergraduate class on media and migration, a General Education course (spring 2019) and a graduate class on transnational Italian cinema (spring 2019).