Fernanda Gallo is Teaching Fellow in Politics at the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies at the University of Bath and she is also collaborating with the SINERGIA research project "Milan and Ticino (1796-1848). Shaping spatiality of a European Capital", funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, at the University of Lugano, where she also teach "Citizenship and public opinion".
She was awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation with the PostDoc Mobility grant, thanks to which she has spent a research period at the Faculty of History at University of Cambridge and at the Centre for the History of Political Thought at Queen Mary University of London, where she also taught History of Political Thought.
In 2015 she obtained her PhD under the supervision of Prof. Maurizio Viroli (Laboratory of civil studies) with a thesis entitled "The longing for the missed Reformation. The Renaissance in 19th century Italian Hegelianism" (Summa cum laude).
Before achieving the Master in Civic Education, organized by Princeton University and Ethica Foundation, she graduated (M.A.) in Philosophy at the University of Naples “Federico II” with a thesis on the Hegelian tradition in the Italian Risorgimento (110/110 cum laude and Dean’s Award).
She spent research periods as visiting student at Cambridge University (Sidney Sussex College) - UK; Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg - Germany; Eberhard Karl University of Tübingen - Germany, and she got several study grants by the Italian Institute for the philosophical Studies - Naples – Italy.
She is member of the board of the Research Network for the History of the Idea of Europe (UEA) and a founding member of the Society for Political Studies.