Elena Icardi holds a PhD in Political Studies from the Network for the Advancement of Social and Political Studies (NASP) of the University of Milan (Political Theory curriculum). She wrote a dissertation on contemporary republicanism and distributive justice. Her research interests mostly focus on Neo-republicanism, Rousseau’s political thought, freedom as non-domination, equality, and democratic participation. She has recently published an article (in Italian) in Biblioteca della libertà on “Why limit excessive individual wealth? Reasons and problems of limitarianism”.