Ph.D. University of London, senior researcher at RiSSC and adjunct professor of Sociology of Organized Crime at University of Milan.
Her traditional main research areas of interest are mafia-type organized crime, corruption, and female crime. More recently her interests have moved also to drug trafficking, in particular to the supply chain of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS).
She has experience in research activities, teaching, book writing, and giving conference papers at national and international level.
Married, mother of a sweet five years old girl, she loves diving and yoga.