Milena Sabato holds lauree in Lettere Moderne and Beni Culturali, and a PhD in Italian History, all from the University of Salento, where she has been Postgraduate Scholar, Postdoctoral Researcher, and Adjunct Professor in Early Modern and Modern History. She qualified as Associate Professor (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale - ASN) in Early Modern History, and is currently Adjunct Professor in Social History of Media at the University of Salento and University of Foggia. She also holds an ITALS Master’s diploma, a specialisation in teaching and promotion of Italian language and culture to foreigners, from Ca’ Foscari University, Venice. Her research focuses on censorship, history of the book, gender history, and historical methodology. She is the author of two monographs on censorship and culture in Southern Italy during the early modern and modern period, and of numerous articles and chapters in scholarly journals and edited volumes. Her current projects include co-writing (with Mark Seymour) an analytical primary-source collection on modern Italy, for Bloomsbury Academic.