Fernanda Gallo is Lecturer in "Citizenship and public opinion" at the Università della Svizzera italiana, where 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). During her post doc at the same university in 2015/16 she also taught the course in Political Theory. In 2010 she achieved the Master in Civic Education, organized by Princeton University and Ethica Foundation. In July 2009 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). In July 2006 she achieved the Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy at the University of Naples “Federico II” (110/110 cum laude). 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. From 2004 to 2008 she got several study grants by the Italian Institute for the philosophical Studies - Naples – Italy.