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Giancarlo Gasperoni

Full Professor

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Academic discipline: SPS/07 General Sociology

Curriculum vitae

Education

1992: research doctorate in Social and Political Science Methodology at “La Sapienza” University in Rome, 4th cycle

1987-88: fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International Studies (Sais) / Sais Bologna Center Diploma in the post-graduate programme in Internation Studies

1987: degree in Political Science (specialisation in politics and administration) at the University of Bologna

Academic career

2012- : full professor of General Sociology (SPS/07 scientific discipline sector) at the Department of Political and Social Science, Alma Mater Studiorum-Uni­ver­sity of Bologna

2009-12: full professor of General Sociology (SPS/07 scientific discipline sector) at the School of Letters and Philosophy, Alma Mater Studiorum-Uni­ver­sity of Bologna (Department of Communication Disciplines)

2006-09: probationary full professor of General Sociology (SPS/07 scientific discipline sector) at the School of Letters and Philosophy, Alma Mater Studiorum-Uni­ver­sity of Bologna (Department of Communication Disciplines)

2000-06: associate professor of General Sociology (Q05A / SPS/07 scientific discipline sector) at the School of Letters and Philosophy, Alma Mater Studiorum-Uni­ver­sity of Bologna (Department of Communication Disciplines)

1998-2000: lecturer in General Sociology (Q05A) at the School of Letters and Philosophy, Alma Mater Studiorum-Uni­ver­sity of Bologna (Institute/Department of Communication Disciplines)

1997-98: lecturer in General Sociology (Q05A) at the School of Sociology, Uni­ver­sity of Trento (Department of Sociology and Social Research)

Teaching activities

Currently taught courses:
- Method and Data Analysis Techniques (master’s programmes in Politics, Administration, Organisation; International Relations; Local and Global Development; Public and Business Communication), University of Bologna
- Education Systems and Policies (master’s programmes in Politics, Administration, Organisation; International Relations; Local and Global Development; Sociology and Social Services; Nature Sciences and Management), University of Bologna
- seminars for the doctoral programmes in Political and Social Sciences at the University of Bologna and Social Science at the University of Trento

Courses taught in the past:
- Data Analysis Techniques; Statistics; Society and Politics; Tools for Public Opinion Research at the University of Bologna
- Interview and Questionnaire Techniques at the University of Urbino

Research activities (selection)

2018-20: principal investigator, “Social Exclusion and Selection in Lower Secondary Education: School Segregation Dynamics and Criteria among Immigrant-Origin Students", funded by Senior Alma Idea Grant Programme, University of Bologna

2015-17: member of the scientific board, “OpenTeQ – Opening The Black Box of Teacher Quality”, promoted by the Ministry of Education, University and Research within the SIR (Scientific Independence of Young Researchers) initiative, principal investigator: Gianluca Argentin, Sacred Heart Catholic University, Milan

2013-16: principal investigator, “Intergenerational Transfers and Immigrant Population”, funded by the FARB (University Funding of Basic Research) Feasibility Study programme, University of Bologna

2012-16: local research unit coordinator, “Family Background, Beliefs about Education and Participation in Higher Education: An Experiment Integrated with a Longitudinal Survey”, University of Bologna, 2010-2011 PRIN programme (Research Project of National Interest CUPE61J12000220001), principal invesitigator: Antonio Schizzerotto, University of Trento

2009-11: transnational research supervisor, “Why Doesn’t She Press Charges? Understanding and Improving Women’s Safety and Right to Justice (Wosafejus)”, Daphne III Programme (2007-2013) to Prevent and Combat Violence against Children, Young People and Women and to Protect Victims and Groups at Risk (JLS/2008/DAP3/AG), Fondazione di Ricerca Istituto Carlo Cattaneo, Bologna

2010-12: local research unit coordinator, “The Influence of Pre-Election Polls on Voters’ Decision-Making Processes”, University of Bologna, within national project “The Voting Decision: Voter’s Heuristic Strategies and Information Use”, 2010-2011 PRIN programme (Research Project of National Interest), principal invesitigator: Piergiorgio Corbetta, University of Bologna

2002-11: director, Istituto Carlo Cattaneo Research Foundation, Bologna

1999-2002: deputy director, Istituto Carlo Cattaneo Research Foundation, Bologna

1996-2014: scienctific advisor, AlmaLaurea Inter-University Consortium, Bologna

Institutional and academic roles

2018-21: member of the European Social Survey-European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ESS ERIC) Methods Advisory Board

2018-: Human Resources Delegate, Department of Political and Social Science, University of Bologna

2014-19: member, Quality Assurance Coordination Group / University Quality Committee, University of Bologna

2014-16: member, Research Evaluation Committe (VRA), University of Bologna, for Area 14 (Political and Social Science), and head of corresponding Area 14 panel

2013-18: Research Delegate, Department of Political and Social Science, University of Bologna

2013-14: member, National Scientific Qualification (ASN) board for the 14/C1 area: General, Legal and Political Sociology

2011-14: member, Area 14 panel (Scienze Politiche e Sociali) for the evaluation of research products, University of Bologna

2011- : member, teaching board, Doctoral School in Social Science, University of Trento

2008-13: member, Trentino Education System Evaluation Committee, on behalf of the Trentino Provincial Government

2005-08: regional OECD-PISA Coordination group, on behalf of the General Directorate of the Emilia-Romagna Regional School Bureau

2005-10: member, teaching board, Doctoral School in Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento

2001-10: deputy director, Department of Communication Disciplines, University of Bologna

Membership of scientific and editorial boards and other organisations

2015- : European Sociological Association

2013- : Italiany Society for Electoral Studies, Florence

2012- : Associazione Itanes (Italian National Election Studies), Bologna

2011- : editorial board, “Istituzioni del federalismo”, journal published by Maggioli Editore

2010- : editorial board, “Quaderni di Sociologia”, journal published by Rosenberg & Sellier

2008- : World Association for Public Opinion Research (Wapor)

2006-11: editorial board, “Polis. Ricerche e studi su società e politica in Italia”, journal published by Società editrice “Il Mulino”

2003- : Associazione di cultura e di politica il Mulino, Bologna

2003-11: editor-in-chief of the “Misure / Materiali di ricerca dell’Istituto Cattaneo” book series

2003-11: editorial board, “Politica in Italia / Italian Politics”, published by Mulino (Italian edition) and Berghahn Books (English language edition)

2001-05: editor-in-chief, “Polis”

1995-2000: senior editor, “Polis”

Participation in scientific conferences

(see Italian version of cv)


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