Paola Monaco is contract researcher at Bocconi University School of Law. She graduated from the University of Trieste (2007) and got her PhD in Comparative Law from the University of Palermo (2012). In 2018 and 2019 she was Visiting Professor of ‘Comparative Contract Law’ at the Université Catholique de Lille (France). She has lectured at the British Institute of Comparative Law and at the Warsaw Academy of Science.

She has published in Italian and English. Her principal publications include two monographs on comparative tort law, science and toxic substances and many essays on comparative civil procedure, scientific evidence, gender equality and cultural indicators.