Etruscologist, vice director Archaeological Mission Tuscania (Italy)
She graduated at the University of Florence in 2008 (major in Etruscan Studies), and in 2010 she took a postgraduate degree in Classical Archaeology at the Scuola di Specializzazione in Beni Archeologici, University of Rome “La Sapienza” (PhD equivalent in Italy). She also took the Certification in Italian Language Teaching Competence (DITALS I, University of Siena), and she met the requirements to teach Art History in Italian high schools. She has been a licensed hiking guide since November 2020.
She worked as a guide and museum educator at the Museo Archeologico “Francesco Nicosia” (Artimino, PO), and Museo Archeologico del Chianti Senese (Siena). She has been collaborating with CAMNES/LdM since 2005. She took part in many CAMNES projects and events, such as the first edition of the CAMNES Archaeological Lectures (“Rasenna: Capire gli Etruschi”), the archaeological map of the Florentine area, the CAMNESforKIDS project (archaeological lectures and activities to be presented in Italian schools), the Workshop “Archeologia a Firenze: Città e Territorio”, the exhibition “Reflections of a Society: Telephus Mirror and other Grave Goods from the Etruscan necropolis of Macchia della Riserva (Tuscania, VT)”. She was vice director in CAMNES Excavation Project of Accesa in June 2010 and 2011, and of the Excavation Project of Tuscania from 2010 to 2018.
In Spring 2014 she was visiting professor (Italian Language and Culture) at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY. She currently teaches several Ancient Studies classes in Florence at LdM/CAMNES including “Florentia: Ancient Roots of Florence”; “Archaeology Workshop”; “Wine Roots: From Enotria to Chianti”; “Museums and the Public”; “Archaeology Field School”; “Greeks, Etruscans, Romans”.