I am an Italian sociologist. I work as a Contract Professor in Social Network Analysis at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, PhD Program in Management and Economics on Organizational and Institutional Outliers. I also work at the University of Trento, contributing to the project Digital University.
Between 2012 and 2016, I worked as an Assistant Professor at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, focusing my research on Self-administered Mobile Survey Methodology and on social housing.
I contributed to the teaching activities of the Faculty of Economics and Management, mainly in the field of empirical methods.
Previously, I worked as a research assistant at the University of Trento, Department of Sociology and Social Research, being the Executive Co-ordinator of the departmental Research Laboratory (LaboR).
I have also carried out many research activities on a freelance basis and/or in cooperation with other research organizations.
This web site provides information about me, my research activities and publications.
- My personal webpage at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano is here;
- My Linkedin page here;
- Bibliometrics fetishists can found some magic numbers and the like on my Scopus and Google Scholar Citations pages.
2006 - Ph.D in Sociology and Social Research at the University of Trento
Home Ownership and Social Inequality in Italy, 1951-2001. Supervisor: Prof. Marzio Barbagli (University of Bologna). Result: excellent work.
2001 - BA degree in Sociology (Trento)
The House of the Father. Home Ownership and Housing Inequality in Comparative Perspective. Supervisor: Prof. Gøsta Esping Andersen. Grade: 110/110.
Other professional activities and service (main):
2009-2010: Italian Ministry of Employment and Social Affairs: expert on housing policy within a research project led by Prof. Massimo Baldini at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.
2009: Trento City Council, Observatory on housing conditions (Statistics unit): consultancy on the development of a thematic information system on the basis of available register data.
2008-2012: Social planning committee of the Autonomous Province of Trento: expert member on social policy designated by the trade unions.
2007: Italian Ministry of Family Policies: expert on housing policy during the preliminary activities towards the National Conference of the Family.
Archivio Studi Urbani e Regionali; European Journal of Population; Housing Studies; International Journal of Housing Policy; Journal of Housing and the Built Environment; Journal of Official Statistics (Statistics Sweden); Polis;
Rivista Italiana di Politiche Pubbliche; Sage Open; Social Science Computer Review; Urban Studies; book series Stranieri in Italia (il Mulino publisher);
Member of professional associations:
European Network for Housing Research (ENHR); ESPA-NET Italia; European Survey Research Association (ESRA).