Vico and Naples: The Urban Origins of Modern Social Theory. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2012. (Italian edition forthcoming with the Roman press Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura.) Winner of the Barzun Prize in Cultural History 2012.
"A Cosmopolitan in the Provinces. Galanti, Geography and Enlightenment Europe." Modern Intellectual History. (forthcoming)
"Galanti Geographer. Between a Vocation for the Human Sciences and a Commitment to the Public Sphere." In: Antropologia e scienze sociali a Napoli in eta' moderna. Edited by Roberto Mazzola. Rome: ARACNE, 2012.
“Cultural Capitals and Cosmopolitanism in Eighteenth-Century Italy.” Journal of Modern Italian Studies 10,2 (2005)
“Topographies of Difference. Cartography of the City of Naples, 1629—1798.” Imago Mundi 56, i (January 2004).
“Vico Anthropologist. From Civic to World History.” Bolletino del Centro di Studi Vichiani XXXIII (2003).
“Urban Arcadia. Representations of the Dialect of the City of Naples in Linguistic Theory and Comic Theater, 1696—1780.” Eighteenth-Century Studies 35, 1 (Fall 2001).
“The Science of Man as the Science of Society. Medical Anthropology in the Kingdom of Naples, 1760—1790.” Annali dell’Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Storici XVI (December 1999).
“Towards an Anthropology of Europe: Francesco Antonio Grimaldi’s Reflections upon the Inequality among Men.” History of Anthropology Newsletter XXVI, 1 (June 1999).
“If Angelus Novus were a Geo-photographer...: The Reception of “Abschied und Anfang”—The German Historical Museum’s Inaugural Exhibition in the Zeughaus Berlin.” Radical History Review 60 (Fall 1994).