Graduated in Philosophy from the Università degli Studi in Milan and gained a PhD in Medieval History (Padua). He collaborated with the course in History of the Medieval Church and Heretical Movements at the University of Milan, with the Historic Territorial Archive of the Piedmontese Communes at the Università degli Studi in Turin, with the publishers Laterza and Bruno Mondadori, and with the Edizioni Biblioteca Francescana in Milan. He is a member of the Istituto Storico della Resistenza and of the Società Contemporanea Pietro Fornara of Novara. He is a research assistant at the LabiSAlp of the Academy of Architecture.
Medieval history, Alpine History, History of Cities, History of Religion, Local History