Francesco was born in 1990 and graduated cum laude in Law at the University of Ferrara in 2015, defending a thesis in European criminal law about the harmonization of criminal legislations of the EU Member States (supervisor Prof. Alessandro Bernardi, co-supervisors Prof. Ciro Grandi and Costanza Bernasconi).
Francesco has carried out research periods abroad at the Universities of Luxembourg (under the supervision of Prof. Silvia Allegrezza), Castilla-La Mancha (under the supervision of Prof. Adán Nieto Martín) and Autónoma of Madrid (under the supervision of Prof. Manuel Cancio Meliá).
In 2019 he obtained cum laude a PhD in “European Union law and national legal systems”, defending a thesis in criminal law entitled “The fight against international terrorism in multilevel criminal sources. Convergences of laws and circular models” (under the supervision of Prof. Alessandro Bernardi).
From June 1 2019, Francesco is postdoctoral researcher at the University of Ferrara.