Currently she conducts research in the field of cultural and institutional systems, with particular attention to narratives and social changes and developments in the dynamics of social representations of relationships and knowledge as key elements for human action, and in migration studies. But the main topic of the last years is, however, the study and the deepening of the thought of a classic of socialogy as Pitirim A. Sorokin. On these topics, over the years, she has published books, chapters in books, and numerous articles in national and international scientific journals. Below the most recent publications, the complete list of publications is visible in the specific sections (Books, Edited books, Chapters in book, Articles, and Woriking papers) of this website.


(2022). Narratives and Social Change. Social Reality in Contemporary Society. Cham: Springer (ISBN: 978-3-030-94564-0  – ISBN: 978-3-030-94567-1  – ISBNe: 978-3-030-94565-7; doi:

(2021). Incertezza, futuro, narrazione. Fisciano, Italy: NaSC Free Press. (ISBN: 979-12-80285-00-3; ISBNe: 979-12-80285-01-0; DOI:

(2020). Beyond the Dichotomy between Altruism and Egoism. Society, Relationship and Responsibility. Charlotte, N.C.: Information Age Publishing Inc. (ISBN: 978-1-64802-128-2  – ISBN: 978-1-64802-129-9  – ISBNe: 978-1-64802-130-5).

(2020) (with F. Ieracitano e G. Russo). Processi culturali e mutamento sociale. Prospettive sociologiche. Rome, Italy: Carocci (ISBN: 978-88-290-0087-6).


(2018) (with G. Masullo and M. Gallego) Gender and Sexuality in the Migration Trajectories. Studies between the Northern and Southern Mediterranean Shores. Charlotte, N.C.: Information Age Publishing Inc. (ISBN: 9781641131285 – ISBN: 9781641131292 – ISBNe: 9781641131308).


(2021) Cultural Changes between Pluralism, Innovation and Conservatism. In Palackal A., Chaudhary N. & Marsico G. (eds), Making of Distinctions: Towards a Social Science of Inclusive Oppositions (pp. 211-222). Charlotte, N.C. USA: Information Age Publishing Inc. (ISBN: 978-1-64802-320-0 – ISBN: 978-1-64802-321-7 – ISBNe: 978-1-64802-322-4)

(2020). The future of individuals: uncertainty, action, and non-action. In T. Valério, A.C. Bastos & L. Tateo (eds), From Dream to Action: Imagination and (im)Possible Futures (pp. 25-40). Charlotte, N.C. USA: Information Age Publishing Inc. (ISBN: 978-1-64802-279-1 – ISBN: 978-1-64802-280-7 – ISBNe: 978-1-64802-281-4).

(2020) (with A. Delli Paoli & F. Addeo). Sustainability and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): From Moral Imperatives to Indicators and Indexes. A Methodology for Validating and Assessing SDGs. In M. Nocenzi & A. Sannella (eds), Perspectives for a New Social Theory of Sustainability (pp. 47-68). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing(ISBN: 978-3-030-33172-6 – ISBNe: 978-3-030-33173-3 – DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-33173-3_5).


(2021). Dalla dicotomia altruismo/egoismo alle relazioni “altruistiche” ed “egoistiche”. Quaderni di Teoria Sociale, 2, pp. 159-181 (ISSN: 1824-4750).

(2021). Vozmozhno li novoye obrashcheniye k ideyam Pitirima A. Sorokina v XXI veke? Otchet o mezhdunarodnoy konferentsii «Aktual’nost’ Pitirima Sorokina v XXI veke. ot krizisa k vozrozhdeniyu chelovechestva» (7 oktyabrya 2021 g., universitet Perudzhi – Narni, Italiya) [Is a new appeal to the ideas of Pitirim A. Sorokin possible in the XXI century? Report on the international conference “The relevance of Pitirim Sorokin in the XXI century. From crisis to renaissance of humanity” (October 7, 2021, University of Perugia – Narni, Italy)]. “Zhurnal sotsiologii i sotsialnoy antropologii [The Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology], 24(4): 249-257  (ISSN: 1029-8053; ISSNe 2306-6946;

(2021) (with L. Picarella). The Role of Education in promoting Citizenship: A Comparison between Europe and Latin America. Italina Journal of Sociology of Education, 13(3), pp. 45-65 (ISSN 2035-4983; DOI: