Ilaria is a Ph.D. Candidate in Strategic Management. Her research interests broadly include the effects of social and psychological processes in corporate governance. She currently researches the processes behind the selection and the appointment of board members and upper-echelon executives, and the effect of board diversity on directors' engagement in the boardroom discussion. Outside of her dissertation, Ilaria investigates how constructs, such as information asymmetry, can affect the theorizing process in the management field.
Ilaria was a visiting scholar at the Management & Organization department at the Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University during the Spring semester of 2019.
She obtained her Master in Philosophy (MPhil) degree in Business and Management in the field of Organizational Behavior (*cum laude*) from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (2015) and her Bachelor degree (BSc) in Economics and Business Economics (*cum laude*) from Erasmus School of Economics (2013).