Dr Ilaria Bertini holds a Ph.D in Constitutional Law from the University of Milan-Bicocca along with a Doctor Europaeus certificate, and a MA and BS in Philosophy from the University of Milan. From 2015 to 2017 she held the position of Research Fellow at the Fundamental Rights Laboratory (LDF) in Turin (Italy); in 2012 she was Visiting Scholar at the Law School, City University, London. She has also taught classes for the MA English course of Advanced Constitutional Law and for the course of European Constitutional Law at the Law School, University of Milan-Bicocca. Her publications include New Forms of Parenting. Use and Abuse of the Word “Nature” (Nuove forme di filiazione e genitorialità. Uso e abuso del richiamo alla natura, Il Mulino, 2018).