Department of Sociology and Business Law - SDE
School of Political Sciences
Strada Maggiore, 45 - 40125 Bologna - Italy
Office Phone: +39 051 2092867
Current academic status
Assistant Professor Sociology of Cultural and Communication (SPS/08)
at the University of Bologna, School of Political Sciences,
Department of Sociology and Business Law.
Education and Qualifications
PhD, Sociology and Social Policies, University of Bologna, 2002.
Degree in Political Sciences, Univeristy of Bologna, 1997 (110/110)
High School Diploma, Liceo Classico Vittorio Alfieri, Bologna.
Family and School
Education and School.
Member of Ceposs (Centro studi di politiche sociali e sanitarie), University of Bologna, Department of Sociology and Business Law.
Member of Cesis (Centre of Studies on Social Innovation) University of Bologna, Department of Sociology and Business Law.
Member of Ais "Associazione italiana di Sociologia".
Member of Relational Studies in Sociology.
Member of the teaching staff for the PhD in Sociology and Social Research, University of Bologna, Department of Sociology and Business Law (2007-2015).
Merber of the Scientific Committee of the Library of the Department of Sociology and Business Law, University of Bologna.
Member of "Sociologia e Politiche sociali" editorial board.
Reviewer for the journal:
- Sociologia e politiche sociali
- Italian Sociological Review
1998: Research activity "Family, Social Exchange and Intergenerational Equity" COFIN-MURST in 1998, National Coordinator Prof. Giovanni Battista Sgritta, Head of Research Unit Prof. Pierpaolo Donati, with the task of conducting a background research on These topics and in particular on the new theme of intergenerational equity with particular reference to the Italian and international context.
1999: Research activity "The Sociological Sites of Civil Relationship: Empirical Research in Emilia Romagna", 1999, Director Prof. Pierpaolo Donati, paying special attention to the theme of "new civilization" and civil semantics.
2000: Research activity COFIN-MIUR "The third sector in Italy: cultures and practices", national coordinator Prof. Pierpaolo Donati, conducting a background analysis on the contexts, processes and structures of the third sector in Italy.
2001: Research activity CNR research "The role of the third sector in the rationalization of SSN" directed by Prof. Pierpaolo Donati with a contract for the collection and systematization of documentation for background analysis, the provision of pre-classified questionnaires, Data and elaboration with SPSS program and final report drafting.
2002-03: Research activity "Social Policies and Gender Equality between Generations" from May 1, 2002 to October 31, 2003, University of Bologna
2003: Research activity Cofin-Miur 2003 entitled "Social Privilege and Valorization of Social Capital in Personal Services" under the guidance of Prof. Pierpaolo Donati of the University of Bologna with the task of identifying the relationship between socializing styles Family and the use of public or private services.
2003-06: Research activity with I.S.E.R. Istituto Studi e Ricerche in Milan with a research entitled "Family and family policies in Italy and Europe" under the guidance of Prof. Pierpaolo Donati. This research has carried out a comparative analysis of the main family policies existing at European level.
2004-06: Research activity with the National Observatory of the Family.
2004-06: Research activity with Istituto Veritatis Splendor, Bologna.
2005-06: Research activity with STI Social Trends Institute under the guidance of Prof. Pierpaolo Donati with a research titled "Why the Family Is a Unique and Unenforceable Social Institution" (2005-2006).
2007: Research activity for the Family Observatory on Family Policy in Europe.
2008: Research activity for Giacomo Lercaro Foundation, Istituto Veritatis Splendor, Bologna.
2007-08: Research activity PRIN, approved by MIUR (2007-2008), titled Third Value Added Social Value (VAS): how to measure the production of relational goods, local coordinator Prof. Pierpaolo Donati, with a commitment of seven months- Man in the first year (2007) and seven months in the second year (2008), within the framework of the national project Corporate networks, social capital and public goods enhancement.
2009: Research activity PRIN 2009 research, approved by MIUR, local coordinator Prof. Pierpaolo Donati, with a commitment of two months-man.
Participation to conferences and seminars
Presentation Per un approccio di rete alle politiche familiari organized by Comune di Zola Predosa (BO) (2001).
Presentation Le matrici culturali della famiglia italiana at the seminar Formazione all'impegno sociale e politico organized by Scuola Diocesana, Bologna (11 December 2002).
Presentation L'equità intergenerazionale: alcune linee di intervento possibili at the seminar Sociologia, politiche sociali e servizi alla persona, organized by School of Sociology, University of Trento (28 November 2003).
Presentation Le tipologie sociologiche delle politiche familiari in Europa: un'analisi comparativa at the seminar “IV Incontro giovani” organized by Sociology of the Person (Pontignano, 11-12 June 2004).
Presentation La famiglia come soggetto sociale at the seminar organized by Comune di Riolunato (Mo) (4 December 2004).
Presentation La famiglia come soggetto sociale e capitale sociale at the seminar organized by Comune di Riolunato (Mo) (19 February 2005).
Presentation La famiglia come capitale sociale at the seminar organized by Comune di Riolunato (Mo) (19 March 2005).
Presentation La scuola come istituzione culturale at the seminar La morfogenesi delle istituzioni della socializzazione: famiglia, scuola e religione organized by School Of Political Sciences, University of Bologna (14 October 2009).
Presentation Adozione punto e a capo. Il bambino al centro at the seminar organized by Regione Veneto - Assessorato regionale ai Servizi Sociali (29 November 2013).
Presentation Nuovi scenari familiari: percorsi di intervento e sostegno nei servizi at the congress organized by Regione Veneto - Azienda ULSS 13 (8 April 2014).
Presentation Nuove prospettive e cambiamenti degli scenari familiari at the seminar La professionalità docente in relazione al cambiamento: dei bambini, delle famiglie, della società organized by Comune di Ravenna - Area istruzione e politiche di Sostegno (3 September 2014).
Presentation Famiglia e Famiglie at the congress Reunion Persone. Diritti da difendere , diritti da conquistare organized by Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna (19-20 June 2015).
Sociology of the family; Sociology of education; Sociology of families policies; Sociology of knowledge; History of sociological thought; Sociology of gender; Sociology of childhood.