Trude holds a PhD in Early Modern History from the University of Catania. Her doctorate thesis focuses on the history of Palermo. Trude also studied in Palermo and Berlin, and worked on a variety of projects in Madrid and London. She has been a lecturer in History at the University of Palermo for more than ten years. Trude is fluent in English and German, and published several essays about Sicily. Her passion for history and culture extends beyond her intimate knowledge of the island, and this is one of the reasons why she makes a great tour leader, allowing her to contextualize the information she shares with our guests. She loves any opportunity to share her knowledge and passion with others.