PhD, cultural anthropologist, Garbagnate Monastero in the province of Lecco (Italy), obtained her doctorate from the Jaume I University in Castellón de la Plana (Spain) and is currently at the University of Bolzano. She took part in a postgraduate programme at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris. Numerous publications on fascist ‘Gypsy’ policy, including, most recently, ‘The internment of Italian Sinti in the province of Modena during fascism: from ethnographic to archival research’ (Romani Studies, 23:2, pp. 2–23) and ‘“Gypsies” in Fascist Italy: from expelled foreigners to dangerous Italians’ (Social History, 42:3, pp. 342–64).