Having obtained the National Scientific Qualification (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale) in the round 2012-2013, Cristina has been appointed, on 3 June 2015, Associate Professor of Comparative Law at the Department of Law of the University of Turin. She is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Comparative and Transnational Law of the Department of Law, the Institute of European Studies (IUSE), and the Centre for Gender Studies. She is interested in all aspects of fundamental Comparative Law, with a particular interests in methodological issues, Comparative Contract Law, Comparative Law & Development, Global Competition Law and Consumer Protection.
Cristina is the co-director and a member of the Scientific Committee of the LLM International Trade Law (ITC-ILO, Uncitral, University of Turin), and the PhD. Law, Individual and the Market of the University of Turin.
Between December 2011 and June 2015 Cristina has been a Lecturer in Comparative and European Private Law at the Department of Law of the University of Turin. In 2013 Cristina has been appointed Van Calker Fellow at the Institute of the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law. In her career Cristina has been awarded a ‘Lagrange Fellowship’ about Comparative Law and the Challenge of Complex Systems, a ‘Max Weber Post-doctoral Fellowship’ at the Department of Law of the European University Institute, and a two-year ‘IEF-Marie Curie Fellowship’ supported by the EU Commission at the Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II).
Cristina hold a JD in European Law from the Faculty of Law, University of Turin (Italy, EU), with a grade of 110/110 magna cum laude and honourable mention, with a dissertation about The US Essential Facility Doctrine and European Competition Law (1997) and a PhD. in Comparative Law (2005) from the Faculty of Law, University of Florence, with a dissertation aboutThe Models of Protection of Collective Rights in Comparative Law. Before joining the University of Turin, Cristina was admitted to the Italian Bar Association, selected by the British Council European Young Lawyers Scheme, and practiced as associate lawyer for the international law firm Allen & Overy. She has also be a trainee at the Legal Office of the Italian Competition Authority, in Rome.
Cristina has published a monograph in 2010 from her PhD. dissertation and a number of scientific articles in international and european edited books and law journals.
She is also involved in some International and European research projects. Recent projects focus on thefollowing topics: ‘The Making of a New European Legal Culture’, the ‘Drafting of multilingual legal documents in International Organization and in public administrations’ (EU Commission), and ‘European Collective Redress’ (BIICL). She has also acted as international legal expert on donor-funded projects about Legal Reform managed by the European Commission, EU delegations and ILO (UN). Recently, She has taken part into the project ‘Support to the drafting of the Civil Law of Kosovo and Property Rights’. She speaks Italian (mother tongue), English (fluent), French (fluent), Spanish (good working knowledge).