Ph.D. in Italian History, Royal Holloway, University of London; London, UK.
Ph D in Italian History, Royal Holloway, University of London; M.A. in Italian Studies, UCL, London. Postgraduate studies in Modern and Contemporary Italy and in Problems and Methods of Historical Research, Universita' di Firenze. Laurea in Political Science, Universita' di Firenze.
Research grants from Central Research Fund, University of London. Publications include: Focus on the Family: Germi's Cinema as a Map of a Country in Transition (forthcoming); and Il Sud di Rossellini (forthcoming).
Teaches courses in Italian history and society at Syracuse University Florence.