Professor of Geography of Tourism
Associate Professor in Geography at the University of Pisa, Department of Political Sciences.
Teacher of Geography of Tourism and Managing director for Tourism, Education and Research at Fondazione Campus in Lucca.
Director of Scuola MADE, a post – diploma course in Hospitality Management and Food and Wine Disciplines.
Director of the Master in Hotel Management and Digital Tourism organized by the University of Pisa and Fondazione Campus.
Since 2015, President of the Technical-Scientific Regional Committee of Fondazione ITS "Tourism, Art and Heritage".
Technical Coordinator of some european projects: H.O.S.T. (The Heritage of Olive Tree for Sustainable Tourism COSME programme 2014), S.C.O.R.E. (Support for Capacities for Tourism of Retourning Emigrants, 2016), H.E.R.I.B.I.T.S. (Heritage Best Practice Models of Crowdfunding Intelligence to Enable the Culture Economy, 2017).
Degree with honours in Literature in 1984. Author of numerous publications, and speaker at many conferences in Italy and abroad. In 2014 has qualified as full professor.