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Corporations in the Public Discourse

Fields of Research and Supervisors

  • Stakeholder Capitalism with Professor Lucian Bebchuk, Harvard Law School, Principal Faculty Supervisor
  • Corporate Law with Professor Reinier Kraakman, Harvard Law School
  • Corporate Governance with Professor Mark Rose, Harvard Law School

Additional Research Interests

  • Securities Regulation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Economic Analysis of Law


  • Harvard Law School, S.J.D. Candidate, 2024-Present
  • Harvard Law School, LL.M., 2024 (requirements fulfilled, degree waived)
  • University of Trento, Faculty of Law, PhD in Comparative and European Legal Studies, 2018
  • University of Trento, Faculty of Law, LL.B. & LL.M. (five-year combined degree), 2014

Academic Appointments and Fellowships

  • Harvard Law School, Program on Corporate Governance, Director of Engagement and Policy Research, 2023-2024
  • Harvard Law School, Forum on Corporate Governance, Co-Editor, 2022-2023
  • Harvard Law School, Program on Corporate Governance, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2021-2023

Representative Publications

  • Corporate Participation in Social Debates, (Forthcoming Chicago Business Law Review 2024) 
  • Voice Through Divestment (Forthcoming 2024) (with M. Becht and A. Pajuste) (awarded ETF Global Best Paper Prize, 16th Annual Corporate Governance Conference, Drexel LeBow Raj & Kamla Gupta Governance Institute)
  • How Twitter Pushed Stakeholders under the Bus, 28 Stan. J.L. Bus. & Fin. 307 (2023) (with L. Bebchuk and K. Kastiel)
  • Russian Invasion of Ukraine: The Role of Private Sanctions, 84 Ohio State Law Journal (2024) (with A. Pajuste)
  • Corporate Response to the War in Ukraine: Stakeholder Governance or Stakeholder Pressure?, 10 Emory Corp. Governance & Accountability Rev. 1 (2022) (with A. Pajuste)

Last updated: June 17, 2024