Full professor at the University of Naples L’Orientale, she teaches History of Christianity and History of Missions.

She is part of the Scientific Direction of Prometeo. Since 2011, she is in the Scientific Committee of the Journal of Jesuit Studies, the series of the publisher Brill Jesuit Studies, and since 2020 she is in the Executive Board of the Associazione Italiana di Public History (AIPH).

She is involved in Digital and Public History projects and on the scientific committee of Digital Indipetae Database (Boston College). She wrote with Franco Motta Lessico della storia moderna (Carocci, 2024) and she coedited with Valeria Merola and Francesco Piran Personaggi storici in scena (eum, 2020), with Giuseppe Capriotti and Pierre-Antoine Fabre, Eloquent Images. Evangelization, Conversions and Propaganda in the Global World of the Early Modern Period (Leuven UP 2022).

She wrote with  Chiara Petrolini, and Vincenzo Lavenia  Sacre metamorfosi. Racconti di conversione tra Roma e il mondo in età moderna, Viella 2022.