Luca Boschetto is associate professor of Italian Philology at the University of Florence. His research focuses on Italian humanism and Florentine social and political history. He has published several studies on the literary production in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Florence. He is the author of Leon Battista Alberti e Firenze. Biografia, storia, letteratura (Florence 2000) and Società e cultura a Firenze al tempo del Concilio. Eugenio IV tra curiali, mercanti e umanisti, 1434-1443 (Rome 2012).