Graduated in law, (1961) summa cum laude , University of Rome.
She was assistent professor at the University of Rome, and, since 1974 through 1985 has served as Public Law professor at the Statistic Department, University of Rome since 1974 through 1986. Since 1986 to 1990 as served has professor of “Public finance” a the Law Department at the University of Perugia. Since 1991 through 2010 has been Professor of public Law at the Statistic Department, University of Rome, “La Sapienza”.
She has been member of many ministerial committees and of the governing body of the “Court of Auditors” from 1990 to 1994. Since 2002, had the responsibility of the Phd program in administrative law, set in the Law Department at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”and has been chairlady of Phd School which assembles all the Law Departments’ Phd programs. Since 2002 has been member of the University Committee, set up to activate, year by year, the Phd program of the University of Rome, “La Sapienza”.
In 1970, she has been a Fulbright grantee at the Law Departmente of Stanford University,
California, Usa and visiting scholar at Berkeley, (1965) at Stanford, 1970, 1975, 1981 at the
London School of Economics (1974); At the Naffield College and Lady Margareth Hall, in 1989, 1997, 1999.
She has retired in 2010.
Since the academic year 2012-2013 she will be teaching “Public finance” at the “Suor Orsola Benincasa University”, Law Department in Naples.