March 1999: Master Degree (Laurea quadriennale) in Political Science, Bologna University.
Award for the best curriculum studiorum in Political Science of the academic year.
April 2004: PhD in Contemporary History at University of Bologna, Italy. Thesis title: Raymond Aron and gaullism, 1940-1958.
2004: “Prix Raymond Aron” from the Société des Amis de Raymond Aron for: 2004 Best Research on Raymond Aron.
2001-2003: Visiting Researcher at Ecole de Haute Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris).
Since 2010: Assistant Professor at IMT Lucca in Political History.
Since 2014: Adjunct professor of History of Political Institutions, University Luiss-Guido Carli, Rome.
2012-2014: Adjunct professor of Comparative History of European Political Systems, University Luiss-Guido Carli, Rome.
2010-2012: Assistant teacher in Comparative History of European Political Systems, University Luiss-Guido Carli, Rome.
2010: Luiss visiting fellow to the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Cachan (France).
January 2006- December 2009: Research Fellow at the Dipartimento di Scienze Storiche e Socio-Politiche, Università Luiss-Guido Carli, Rome.
2008-2010: Coordinating the creation of an oral archive of former French deputies and senators (1958-1973) as part of a broader enquiry financed by the French Agence Nationale de la Recherche and directed by Professor Bernard Lachaise (Bordeaux 3).
September 2008- June 2010: Assistant teacher in Comparative History of European Political Systems with Professor Giovanni Orsina (First year Master Degree students), University Luiss-Guido Carli, Rome.
From 2005: Tutor of Comparative History of European Political Systems at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University Luiss-Guido Carli, Rome.
From 2004: Lectures in PhD seminars at Luiss University, the Institute for Advanced Studies in Lucca, the University of Paris X.
From 2003: Member of the editorial staff of the journal “XXI Secolo”. Collaborator with other History reviews (“Ricerche di Storia politica”, “Vingtième siècle”, “Ricerche storiche”)
2002-2003: Teacher of Seminars on French History at the faculty of Political Sciences, University of Bologna.
2000-2001: Tutor of Contemporary History at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Bologna.
June-December 1999: Research Assistant of Professor Richard J. Samuels (M.I.T. Boston, USA) for Italian history related topics (19th and 20th century).
French political history (19th and 20th Century); European integration seen from a French perspective; Gaullism as political movement both from 1940 to 1969 and after de Gaulle’s death.
French intellectuals, especially Raymond Aron; French intellectual history.
Books (* peer-reviewed)