Teresa Medici received a MA in Classical Archaeology at the University of Milan, Italy, and a PhD in Archaeology at the University of Coimbra, Portugal. She has studied glass from Roman times to 18th century in Italy, Croatia, Spain, and Portugal, with a special focus on late medieval and early modern archaeological glass. She serves as the Secretary of the ICOM Glass International Committee and as the treasurer of the Italian Committee of the AIHV – Association Internationale pour l’Histoire du Verre. Currently Teresa Medici is back in Italy, working on the accreditation scheme for museum in Lombardy. Her current research is focused on provenance studies of glass found in Portugal.