Rosa "Rosita" Lorito was born on the 28th of April 1988 in Palermo, Italy.
After the Diploma in Classical Studies at the Liceo Classico Statale “Umberto I” with the highest mark, she completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Lettere Classiche in 2011 and a Master’s Degree in Scienze dell’Antichità cum laude in 2013 at the Università degli Studi di Palermo.
From January 2014 to December 2016, she was a PhD student in Filologia e Cultura Greco-Latina e Storia del Mediterraneo Antico at the Università degli Studi di Palermo with a research project analysing the governors of the Italian regiones between Diocletian and Julian.
From October 2015 to July 2016 she was at the Universität zu Köln.
She has been part of The Digital Classicist Wiki team since April 2016 and of the EDR-Epigraphic Database Roma team since March 2017.
She got her PhD at the Università degli Studi di Palermo in March 2017.
She is also a school teacher in Palermo.