Emanuele Edallo took a PhD in History at the University of Milan and an MA in Holocaust Studies at the University of Roma Tre. After a four years post-doc, he is now Adjunct Professor in Contemporary History at the University of Milan (La Statale) and researcher at the University of Milan Bicocca. His studies focus mainly on fascism, antisemitism, racial laws and the Holocaust in Italy and Europe.
In his post-doctoral project he studied the development and the application of racial laws in Milan (1938-1943), with a special focus on the racial census of August 1938, which represented the first true act of discrimination towards the Jewish population in Italy.
Emanuele Edallo is the author of several scholarly articles in Italian and English on many aspects of antisemitism and Holocaust history and memory.