Awards and fellowships
2012–2014: Awarded with a Marie Curie Actions—Intra-European Fellowship (FP7-PEOPLE-2010-IEF; Project n° 272400), Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Scientist in charge: Wim Meeus. Title of the project: Adolescent identity—Identity development in adolescence: Longitudinal studies on identity transitions, antecedents, and consequences in various gender and ethnic groups
2006–2013: Awarded for five times with Jacobs Foundation Travel Grants, Switzerland
2013, 2010: Two Best poster awards, Italian Association of Psychology, Italy
2009: SRIF Best Doctoral Dissertation on Identity Award, Society for Research on Identity Formation (USA). Award received at Monterey (California, USA) during the 16th Conference of the Society for Research on Identity Formation.
2008: Young Researcher Best Presentation Award, Italian Society of Educational and Training Psychology, Italy.
2007–2010: Three Travel grants for young scholars, Italian Association of Psychology, Italy
Teaching and research activity (fellowships) in international institutions
2012 -: Researcher (Onderzoeker), Utrecht University, the Netherlands.
2014: Visiting Research Fellow, Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2013: Visiting Research Fellow, Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2013: Visiting Scholar, Brigham Young University, Utah (USA)
2012: Visiting Scholar, Wake Forest University (North Carolina, USA)
2011: Visiting Research fellow (Visiting Associate Professor), Nagoya University, Japan
2011: LLP/Erasmus mobility, Universitatea Babes-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
2008 – 2010: Three LLP/Erasmus mobility, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
2005: Post-lauream scholarship received from the University of Bologna, Italy, to finalize Master’s thesis at the Utrecht University, the Netherlands
2004: Scholarship received from the University of Bologna, Italy, to complete Master’s thesis at the Utrecht University, the Netherlands