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. On this 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.


(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).


(Forthcoming) Cultural Changes between Pluralism, Innovation and Conservatism. InPalackal A., Chaudhary N. & Marsico G. (eds), Making of Distinctions: Towards a Social Science of Inclusive Oppositions. 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).


(2020). Towards a New Configuration of the Ego / Alter Relationship: The Rediscovery of Altruism. Revista Latinoamericana de Estudios sobre Cuerpos, Emociones y Sociedad, 34(12), pp. 75-84. (ISSN: 1852-8759).

(2020). Pitirim A. Sorokin’s Contribution to the Theory and Practice of Altruism. Revue européenne des sciences sociales, 58(1), pp. 149-175 (ISSN: 0048-8046; ISSNe: 1663-4446: DOI: 10.4000/ress.6497).

(2020) (with A. Dolgov). Sorokin’s “Altruistic Creative Love”: Genesis, Methodological Issues, and Applied Aspects. Human Arenas, 3(1), pp. 6-22. (ISSN: 2522-5790; ISSNe: 2522-5804; DOI: 10.1007/s42087-019-00058-w). First online: 13 March 2019.

(2020) (with N.F. Zyuzev). Everyday Life “Turned upside Down”: Disasters, Future and Resilience. Culture e Studi del Sociale, 5(1), Special, pp. 175-193 (ISSN: 2531-3975).