2012-2017        University of Halle, Germany. Ph.D. in Early Modern History        

2009-2011        University of Milan, Italy. M.A. in Early Modern History

2005-2009        University of Milan, Italy. B.A in Historical Studies


Fellowships and Awards

2016                Leibniz Institute of European History, Mainz, Germany. Doctoral Fellowship         

2012-2017         Intl. Max Planck Research School for the Anthropology, Archaeology and History of Eurasia, Halle, Germany. Doctoral Fellowship

2005-2009        University of Milan, Italy. B.A in Historical Studies



Italian               Native proficiency

English             Full professional proficiency
                         (TOEFL & Cambridge Advanced English)

German            Full professional proficiency
                         (TestDAF: Deutsch als Fremdsprache)

French              Full professional proficiency
                         (DELF: Diplôme d'études en langue française)

Spanish            Full professional proficiency
                         (DELE: Diploma de Español)

Portuguese       Basic knowledge


Teaching Interests

Early Modern European History; Atlantic History; The Age of Revolutions; The Enlightenment; French Colonial History; Caribbean History; Slavery and Race; History of the Press.


Teaching Experience

2019                 Tutor, English as a Foreign Language, Encuentro, Albuquerque

2019                 Lecturer, Atlantic History, University of Halle, Germany

2018                 Assistant Teacher, Spanish Summer Camp.
                         Instituto Cervantes, Albuquerque, NM

2017                 Tutor, English essay-writing.
                         Albuquerque GED Inc., NM

2012-2018        Private tutor, Italian as a second language.

2011                 Teacher, English as a second language.
                         Arcene City Council, Italy

2004-2011        Teacher, Italian integration courses for final State exam.
                         Arcene City Council, Italy




05/2019            “Une île qui dévore ses habitants?” 18th Century Jesuit Reports from Saint-Domingue, Centre for Atlantic and Global Studies, Univ. of Hanover, Germany.

07/2018            Leonardo da Vinci: Historical Contexts and Legacy,New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque, NM

06/2018            Das Volk aus dem Wald: der Mythos des germanischen Waldes zwischen Romantik und Nationalsozialismus, UNM German Summer School, Taos, NM

06/2015            How did French Historiography Put England on the (Mental) Map of Europeans?

Conference in Early Modern Intellectual History, University of Newcastle, UK

11/2014            Rapin’s Histoire d’Angleterre: A Best-Seller in the Republic of Letters, Moveable Types: People, Ideas and Objects. Cultural Exchange in Early Modern Europe, University of Kent, UK

05/2014            Publishing ‘A Book which Should Be in Every Englishman’s Hands in the 18th Century, Book History in Global Context: Print Culture in Global and Transnational Context, University of Leicester, UK