- BA, University of Cagliari
- MA, Warburg Institute, University of London
- PhD, Warburg Institute, University of London
Anna was trained in the history of Renaissance philosophy, intellectual history, and classical reception at the Warburg Institute (University of London) and is currently a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow (joint appointment with the University of Cambridge, UK). Her work is centered on the Renaissance reception of ancient and late ancient philosophy, with a special focus on the Platonic tradition. She is the author of the monograph The Renaissance of Plotinus: The Soul and Human Nature in Marsilio Ficino’s Commentary on the “Enneads” (Routledge, 2020) and of several articles. She is currently preparing a critical edition, English translation of, and commentary on Marsilio Ficino’s Expositio in interpretationem Prisciani Lydi super Theophrastum (1497), under contract with Oxford University Press with the title Marsilio Ficino and the Platonic Aristotle: The Commentary on Theophrastus. Before joining the University of Toronto and the University of Cambridge, she was a Development Fellow at the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, University of Queensland (2018–2019), a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at University College London (2015–2018), and a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Seeger Centre for Hellenic Studies, Princeton University (2014–2015).
Ancient Philosophy, History of Reading/the Book, Italian Humanism, Renaissance Philosophy