Graduated Magna cum Laude at the University of Bologna (1991), she received her Ph.D. in Psychology in 1996. She is currently associate professor of Social Psychology at the Dept. of Education (University of Bologna), where she teaches Social Psychology and Psychology of exclusion and mediation.
Since 2020 she is Director of First Cycle Degree of Expert Social And Cultural Education.
Her current research interests are addressed to forms of prejudice and stereotypes towards minorities (Roma, southern and northern Italy, migrants) and conspiracy theory, in particular applied to Covid-19.
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She is currently a member of the research unit of the Erasmus + 2018 Project KA2 - FORTH - Formation of teachers in Challenged Areas in the Philippines (duration: 36 months).
She is author of numerous publications on the above mentioned topics.