Francesca Russo is Full Professor of History of Political thought in the Department of Education at Suor Orsola Benincasa University in Naples. In 2011, she received a scholarship at the Max Planck Institut für Europäische Rechtsgeschichte. She was a visiting researcher there in 2014 and 2016. She was “visiting researcher” at: the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology of the University Edinburgh (2014); Laboratoire d’Etudes Romanes of University Paris 8 (2015, 2016, 2018); Department of modern languages and literature of University Ottawa (2015); the School of World Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University (2017); the School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent (2016); Faculdad de Filosofia, Universidad de Càdiz (2017); Université Panthéon Sorbonne (2021).
Among her latest publications is Donato Giannotti pensatore politico europeo, Guida, 2016.