Dept. of History
Tel Aviv University
P.O.B.39040, Ramat Aviv
1998-2003 “Laurea” degree (BA + MA) cum laude in Arts, Sapienza University of Rome.
2003-2008 PhD cum laude in Philological and Literary Studies of the Ancient Near East and Pre-Islamic Iran, Sapienza University of Rome.
2004-2008 PhD cum laude in History, Texts and Documents, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris.
2009-2013 Postdoctoral Fellow in Iranian Languages and Zoroastrianism, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2010-2015 Teaching Fellow (עמית הוראה) in Middle Persian, Zoroastrian Literature and Dante’s Divina Commedia, Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies et alia, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2010-2011 Research Fellow in Sasanian Iran and Zoroastrianism, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome.
2013-2017 Polonsky Research Fellow in History and Religion of Ancient and Late Antique Iran, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute.
2016-2017 Teaching Fellow (עמית הוראה) in Iranian Studies, Department of Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel Aviv University.
2017- Senior Lecturer in Ancient History [tenure-track], Department of History, Tel Aviv University.
PRIZES, GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
2018 Iranian Heritage Foundation Academic Grant [with S. Thrope], London.
2017 Italian National Scientific Habilitation for Associate Professor, Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR).
2014-2016 Van Leer Foundation Grant for Outstanding Research in Humanities.
2013-2017 Polonsky Fellowship (five years) for Outstanding Postdoctoral Researchers in Humanities and Social Sciences, Polonsky Foundation.
2011 Iranian Heritage Foundation Academic Grant [with S. Thrope], London.
2010-2011 Raffaele Pettazzoni Fellowship in Religious Studies, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei.
2009-2013 Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research, Israel Science Foundation and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2008 Prix Pirasteh in Persian Studies. Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, Institut de France.
2007-2008 Research Fellowship for Outstanding PhD Students in Humanities, Sapienza University of Rome.
2005-2008 Leonardo da Vinci Fellowship for Outstanding PhD Students in Humanities, French - Italian University of Turin and Grenoble.
2003-2007 PhD Fellowship for Outstanding Students in Humanities, Sapienza University of Rome.