In March 1999 she graduated in Political Science at the University of Bologna and she was awarded the prize for the best curriculum studiorum of the year in Political Science. In April 2004 she earned her PhD in Contemporary History at University of Bologna (supervisor: Gaetano Quagliariello). Her dissertation's title was: Raymond Aron and Gaullism, 1940-1958. She was awarded the "Prix Raymond Aron" from the Société des Amis de Raymond Aron.
From January 2006 to December 2009 she was a Research Fellow at the Dipartimento di Scienze Storiche e Socio-Politiche, Università LUISS-Guido Carli, Rome.
Since July 2010 she is Assistant Professor in Political History at IMT Lucca.
She has given lectures at the Universities of Bologna, LUISS-Guido Carli, Paris X, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan. From 2007 to 2010 she has been an Assistant teacher in Comparative History of European Political Systems at the University LUISS-Guido Carli, Rome.
Since 2010 she teaches Europeans Political Systems: Historical Approaches (MA in International Relations) at the University LUISS-Guido Carli, Rome.
Her research focuses on French political history (19th and 20th Century), especially Gaullism and European integration seen by French perspective; French intellectual history; Italian political history (20th century). She is currently preparing a book on French intellectuals and the Cold War which is going to be published by Routledge Ed.
Il “disastro” di Suez nel dibattito pubblico francese: crisi del socialismo, dell’élite politica e dell’identità francese, in “Ventunesimo secolo”, n. 19, giugno 2009.
Jean Monnet et le retour au pouvoir du général de Gaulle en 1958, in Actes du deuxième colloque RICHIE, Bruxelles: P. Lang, 2009.
La transizione francese del 1958 nella storiografia degli ultimi anni (with C. Vodovar), in “Ventunesimo Secolo”, 23, 2010, pp. 107-123.
“Raymond Aron”, in F. Broche, J.-F. Muracciole (eds), Dictionnaire de la France libre, Robert Laffont, Paris, 2010.
Il néo-libéralisme del partito gollista tra il 1981 e il 1986: tra strategia del leader e “normalizzazione” del gollismo in G. Orsina (eds) , Culture politiche e leadership nell'Europa degli anni Ottanta , Soveria Mannelli: Rubbettino, 2012.
À la recherche d’une politique européenne alternative : le sénateur Michel Debré et ses interlocuteurs britanniques, 1948-1958. Parlement(s), 17 (1), 2012, pp. 50-62.
The Re-Emergence of Territorial Cleavage in West European Politics: Regionalism in Historical Perspective, 1960s90s (with M. Maccaferri), American Historical Association, forthcoming in 2013.
Il fenomeno leghista e la Lega Nord, in G. Orsina (eds), Storia delle destre nell’Italia repubblicana, Rome: Marco Editore, forthcoming in 2013.
Debré Michel, Balladur Edouard (and many other biographical entries concerning French politicians), in P. Craveri, U. Morelli e G. Quagliariello (eds.), Dizionario dell’integrazione europea, forthcoming in 2013.
The RPR and the European Integration Process: Political Divisions and Strategies for the Reacquisition of Power, 1976-1992, in G. Orsina, A. Varsori (eds), European political families and parties and the European integration, 1945-1992, Brussels: P. Lang, forthcoming in 2013.
Raymond Aron e il gollismo, 1940-1969, Soveria Mannelli: Rubbettino, forthcoming in 2013.