Main Research Topics

  • Greek Papyrology
  • Greek Drama
  • Greek Mythography
  • Ancient Literary Criticism
  • Paraliterary Texts
  • Ancient Biography
  • Women in Antiquity

  • Academic Career

  • Since August 2017 Postdoctoral Researcher at the SFB 1136, conducting research on "Gods and Heroes in the Classroom. Myth, Religion and Education in Graeco-Roman Egypt"
  • 2016-2017 Postdoctoral Researcher, Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford Research Member of Common Room, Wolfson College, Oxford
  • 2014-2016 Research Assistant in Greek Papyrology and Digital Humanities, Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford
  • 2013-2014 Ernst Mach Postdoctoral Fellow in Greek Papyrology, University of Vienna

  • Academic Degrees

  • 2009-2012 PhD in Greek and Latin Philology and Literature, University of Pisa, Italy
  • 2010-2012 Visiting Student, University of Oxford, Faculty of Classics
  • 2003-2008 Diploma di Licenza in Ancient History and Classical Philology, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa
  • 2006-2008 Master’s Degree in Classics, University of Pisa
  • 2003-2006 Bachelor’s Degree in Classics, University of Pisa

  • Additional Training

  • 2014 Programming: Introduction to Python, University of Oxford
  • 2013 Course in papyrus conservation, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy
  • 2012 International Winter School "The Greeks in Egypt. From Alexandria to the Fayum", German Archaeological Institute, Cairo/ Bibliotheca Alexandrina/University of Alexandria

  • Scholarships and Grants

  • 2016-2017 John Fell OUP Research Fund for project Learning (from) Mythology: Religion, Multiculturalism and School Education in Graeco-Roman Egypt, with D. Colomo, University of Oxford (co-investigator)
  • 2015-2016 Grant awarded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK) for project "Broken Scenes: Resurrecting Ancient Fragmented Voices Through Animation", with D. Obbink and J.H. Brusuelas, University of Oxford (research assistant)
  • 2013-2014 Ernst Mach Grant awarded by the Austrian Agency for International Mobility and Cooperation in Education and Research for postdoctoral research