Philosophy professor and director of the Centre for the Humanities at Utrecht University
She was born in Italy and grew up in Australia, where she graduated from the Australian National University, in Canberra. She later completed her PhD studies in philosophy at the Sorbonne (Paris).
Since 1988 she has taught at Utrecht University. Regarded as one of the pioneers in European studies on women, she has received many awards in her career, such as the honorary doctorates from Linköping University (Sweden, 2013) and Helsinki University (2007) and the European Commission Erasmus Award (2010).
Her reference works translated into Spanish include Sujetos nómadas (Paidós-Argentina, 2000), Metamorfosis: Hacia una teoría materialista del devenir (Akal, 2003), Feminismo, diferencia sexual y subjetividad nómade (Gedisa, 2004), Transposiciones (Gedisa 2009) and Lo posthumano (Gedisa, 2015). She has recently published Por una política afirmativa: Itinerarios éticos (Gedisa, 2018).