Paola Baseotto holds a PhD from the University of Reading (UK). She is Associate Professor of English at Insubria University, Como, Italy.
Her research interests centre mainly on the works of Edmund Spenser, on the theological, legal and medical treatises of the Renaissance period and on translation.
She is the author of articles for academic journals and of three volumes.
She has presented papers at international conferences throughout Europe and has given invited lectures at various universities including Princeton University, City University of New York and the University of Geneva.