She is Assistant Professor of Business Finance, Venture Capital & Private Equity and Member of the Faculty International Exchange Committee.
She received her Degree in Economics from the University of Bologna and her P.h.D. in Financial Markets and Intermediaries from the University of Siena. She was a Postdoctoral Visiting Researcher at Harvard University (Department of Business Economics); Visiting student at the Sloan School of Management (MIT, Boston); and Visiting Professor at the Rensselear Polytechnic Institute (RPI, New York)
She has published numerous articles on the Venture Capital Investment Cycle and the economics of venture capital organizations. Her recent research projects concern the economic impact of Venture Capital Financing & Buyouts.