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Alice Mattoni

Associate Professor

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Academic discipline: SPS/08 Sociology of Culture and Communication

Short Bio

Alice Mattoni is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the University of Bologna.

Her research focuses on the intersections between media - digital and otherwise - and social movements, civil society organizations and movement organizations.

As Principal Investigator of the ERC funded project BIT-ACT (2019-2024), she investigates how movement organizations develop and employ digital media platforms to counter corruption across the world. For more info on this research project, please visit the BIT-ACT website.

She is a Cooperation Partner of the research project "AUTO-WELF - Automating Welfare: Algorithmic Infrastructures for Human Flourishing in Europe” (2022-2025) funded by the Chanse scheme "Transformations: Social and cultural dynamics in the digital age".

She is Coordinating Editor of Social Movement Studies and of the open-access journal Partecipazione e Conflitto. She is part of the Editorial board of Social Media + Society. She is one of the three co-founders and current editor of the Routledge Series Media and Communication Activism.


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Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali
Strada Maggiore 45, Bologna - Go to map

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