Vittoria Fiorelli

Vittoria Fiorelli is Full Professor of Modern History in the Department of Education, Psychologic and Communication Sciences of the University Suor Orsola Benincasa in Naples where she also teaches Modern and Public History in the specialist course in Digital Humanities.

Scientific supervisor of the Historical Archive and Library of the Institute where she is coordinating a founded Program of Digitalization, Rector’s delegate for Gender Equality she is member of the PhD board in International Studies in the University of Naples L’Orientale and also in the board of Italian National PhD program in Religious Studies (DREST). Ordinary member of the Accademia Pontaniana, member of the board of Società Napoletana di Storia Patria, she is coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Center Margini e confini in her University. She is also currently associated with research assignment in the project Percorsi di ricerca orientati alla ricostruzione di reti familiari e patrimoniali tra l’Europa e la Nueva España in the ISEM-CNR, Principal Investigator in the PRIN «Worlds apart» Politics, Knowledges, and Representations of Confinement (16th-19th centuries) and coordinator for a research unit in the PNRR PRIN NETEX – NETworks and EXchanges within the Congregations of the Roman Curia: a digital analysis of the Early Modern Church archives.

Her main publications have focused on cultural and social transformation related to devotional and welfare practices, ecclesiastical organization, Inquisition and religious congregations, gender history, aristocratic network and family lineage.