She received her B.A. in cinema at the D.A.M.S (University of Bologna) and D.E.A (University of Paris VII-Denis Diderot), with a dissertation on the debate on equality/difference in the Italian feminisms of the 1970s.
She is the co-founder of InteRGRace (Interdisciplinary Group on Race and Racisms, www.intergrace.it), and she is in the Editorial Board of Zapruder, Rivista di storia della conflittualità sociale.
She published in national and international journals and co-authored several books. Among her publications: La straniera. Informazioni, sito-bibliografie e ragionamenti su sessismo e razzismo (with Chiara Bonfiglioli et al., Quaderni Viola, Alegre, 2009), Femministe a parole. Grovigli da districare (with Sabrina Marchetti & Jamila Mascat, Ediesse, 2012) and Non si nasce donna. Percorsi, testi e contesti del femminismo materialista in Francia (with Sara Garbagnoli, Quaderni Viola, Alegre, 2013).
Currently she is working on Italian colonial memory and the articulation of the categories of gender, race and whiteness and in 2017 she will co-author a book by Le Monnier-Mondadori Education Un posto al sole. Mediterraneità e bianchezza nella cultura visuale italiana (1948-2013) with Gaia Giuliani, Gabriele Proglio and Tatiana Petrovich Njegosh.