University of Warwick, UK: PhD in Philosophy and Literature (2005)

Universita' di Trieste, Italy: Laurea in filosofia (2000)

United World College Lester B. Pearson, Victoria, BC, Canada: International Baccalaureate (1995)

Professional History

Current positions:

Lecturer in Philosophy, Newcastle University (2019)

Course Leader, Freud Museum, London (2017)

Visiting Professor, European University at St Petersburg (Russia), Department of Sociology and Philosophy (2014–)

Visiting Professor, Freud's Dream Museum, East European Institute of Psychoanalysis, St Petersburg (Russia) (2014–)


Previous positions:

2012-2014: Professor of Modern European Thought, University of Kent (UK)

Founder and Director of the Centre for Critical Thought, University of Kent

2010-2012: Reader in Modern European Thought, University of Kent

2009-2010: Senior Lecturer in Critical Theory, University of Kent

2007-2009: Lecturer in Critical Theory, University of Kent

2006-2007: Lecturer in Italian Studies, University of Kent

2005-2006: Lecturer in Psychoanalytic Studies, Brunel University, London


Post-doctoral and doctoral positions:

2004-2006: Research Fellow, Theory Department, Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht (The Netherlands)

2001-2004: Warwick Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Philosophy, University of Warwick (UK)




Other Appointments and Affiliations

Editor of book series "Insubordinations: Italian Radical Thought" at the MIT Press (since 2018)

External Reviewer REF 2021

External Affiliate, Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought, Goldsmiths, University of London (since 2017)

Director, GSH – Genoa School of Humanities (Italy) (2014–2019)

Visiting Professor, Jnanapravaha Centre for Cultural Studies and Research, Mumbai, India (2016)

Visiting Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque (2015)

Peer-reviewer for the Research Assessment Exercise of the Italian Ministry of University and Research (MIUR) (2013)

Visiting Research Fellow, Institute ZRC, University of Ljubljana, Scientific Research Centre SASA (2009-2012)

Visiting Professor, Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane (SUM), Naples (2009)

Member of the advisory editorial board of Journal of Italian Philosophy (since 2017)

Member of the Italian Thought Network (since 2017)

Member of the editorial board of journal Psychoanalytic Discourse (since 2016)

Member of the editorial board of / correspondent for EJP European Journal of Psychoanalysis (since 2008)

Member of the editorial board of journal S (since 2007)

Member of AFIC, Association franco-italienne pour la recherche sur la philosophie contemporaine, École Normale Supérieure, Paris (2007-2010)

Member of CliC, the Circle for Lacanian Ideology Critique (since 2004)

Member of the editorial board of Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy (2001-2003)


Reviewer for Stanford UP, Columbia UP, Northwestern UP, Bloomsbury, Edinburgh UP, Verso, Palgrave, Polity, Rowman and Littlefield, Angelaki, Law, Culture and the Humanities, Journal for Lacanian Studies, Stasis