Work: Department of Political and Social Science
University of Florence
Via delle Pandette
1987 graduated Summa cum Laude from Faculty of Political Science, University of Florence
1994 obtained Ph.D in Political Philosophy, University of Pisa
Appointments and teaching positions
1996-2004 Researcher in Political Philosophy, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Florence
2004 Associate Professor of Political Philosophy, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Florence.
1999-2001 History of Political Doctrines (evening course for working students)
2002-2010 Political Philosophy and Political Philosophy (advanced course)
2010-2013 Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Collective Choice and Theories of Justice.
2013- today: Political philosophy. Theories of Justice.
2010/2011 President of the course in Design and Managment of Social Intervention, School of Political Science.
2012 habilitation as full Professor in Political Philosophy
2002-2009 Board Member of the Library Commitee of Social Science, University of Florence
2014 Board Member of the Ph.D Program in Social Change (University of Florence and University of Torino).
2015 Scientific Committee Member of the SIS (Italian Society of Women Historians) Summer School
Spring 2016: Visiting Scholar - UVA - Research Center on Gender and Sexuality, Amsterdam University.
2017 President of CUG -University of Florence
May 2017: Visiting Professor, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa
Chief editor (with Maria Chiara Pievatolo) of the book series Methexis, Florence University Press.
Member of Board of Editors of Bollettino Telematico di Filosofia Politica.
Member of Board of Editors of Genero & direito, Federal University of Paraíba, Brasil
Referee for Journals
Teoria politica, Ragion Pratica, Florence University Press, About Gender, Ratio Juris, Quaderni Fiorentini, Global Discourse, Gender and Education, Politica & società, Jura Gentium, Scienza & politica.
Theories of justice, gender studies, disability studies, care ethics.
Papers delivered at seminars and conferences – 2010-2017
The early childhood education and care policy debate in the EU, ECPR, Glasgow, September, 5, 2014
Femminismo e Neoliberalismo (Feminism and neoliberalism), Università degli studi di Bologna, C.I.R.S.F.I.D., Bologna, June 12, 2014.
Femminismo, corpi e diritti (Feminism, bodies and rights) Facoltà di Giurisprudenza, Modena, Seminario di Filosofia del diritto, March 19, 2014.
La trasformazione dei diritti sociali dal welfare state al social investment state (Social rights, transformation from the welfare state to the social investment state, Lecture, l'University of Ferrara, 8th May 2013, Philosophy of law Seminar, coordinated by Orsetta Giolo e Baldassare Pastore.
Catharine MacKinnon: Are Women Human, Jura Gentium Seminar, May 10, 2013, Florence.
Care Relationships Beyond the “Natural-Sexual” Family, paper delivered at the International Conference:Critical care: advancing an ethic of care in theory and practice, University of Brighton, 13th - 14th September 2012
Justice and the family in a transnational perspective, paper delivered at the Societas Ethica Annual Conference on "Ethics and Migration", Sibiu, Romania, 23rd-26th August 2012.
Libere di scegliere? (Are Women Free to choose?), Lecture at the Summer School of the Italian Society of Women's Historians, Fiesole, Florence, September 2011.
Modificazioni genitali tra tradizione e modernità (Genital Modifications between Tradition and Modernity), Seminar organized by Elena Urso, Faculty of Law, University of Florence, May 2011.
Il sesso della natura umana (The Sex of Human Nature), Serminar at the University of Ravenna, organized by Silvia Vida, maggio 2011.
Rappresentazioni della femminilità, postfemminismo e sessismo (Representations of Femininity, Postfeminism and Sexism), Seminar of Gender Studies, organized by Orsetta Giolo and Lucia Re, Florence, February 2011.
Giustizia e Famiglia in una prospettiva transnazionale (Justice and the Family in a Transnational Perspective) Seminar organized by the Journal “Ragion Pratica”, Università of Ferrara, June 2010.
Globalization and the politics of reproductive labour, International Conference, Palermo, March 2010.
Etica della cura, disability studies e approccio delle capacità (Care Ethics, disability Studies and the Capability Approach) Seminar on "Spaces and Forms of Discrimination" with the partecipation of Eva Feder Kittay, organized by LabDi, Bologna, February 3, 2010.
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