is a teacher and a researcher in Literary Criticism and Comparative Literature at Roma Tre University. He has published three volumes as author: Sconfinamenti d’autore (Pisa 2002), Letture marginali (Napoli 2007) and Patria e lettere (Roma 2012), two as editor (about Eugenio Montale’s poetry in 2007 and 2008). Many of his articles have been published in Italy, France, United States, in academic journals and literary reviews such as il Verri, Narrativa, La Poligraphe, Gradiva. His interests in Comparative Literature has lead him to various fields of studies: he focused on postcolonial, visual and gender studies, as well as in Italian migration literature. He is now planning a monograph on the Italian contemporary novelist Gianni Celati.