Assistant Professor at the University of Bologna since 2012, he carries out his research in the field of sociology. His main research interests include the study of political culture, civic and political participation, old and new political cleavages. Currently he focuses his research on civic and political consequences of the economic crisis.
2008-2012: Post-doctoral research fellow, University of Bologna.
2008: PhD in Sociology and Social research, University of
2001: Degree in Sociology, score 110/110, University of
2012- Assistant Professor in Sociology, Department of
Educational Sciences “Giovanni Maria Bertin”, University of
2008-2012 Post-doctoral Fellowship, Department of Educational
Sciences “Giovanni Maria Bertin”, University of Bologna
2009-2012 Teaching Assistant in Statistics for Social Research,
Department of Educational Sciences “Giovanni Maria Bertin”,
University of Bologna
He has taught a variety of courses at University of Bologna for the School of Psychology and Educational Sciences.
He is currently Professor of "Sociology of Deviance" for the First cycle degree programme in Expert Social And Cultural Education, and "Sociology of Welfare and Social Policies" for Second cycle degree programme in Planning and managing of educational intervention in social distress of the University of Bologna.
Selected recent publications
Roccato, Michele; Corbetta, Piergiorgio; Cavazza, Nicoletta; Colloca, Pasquale, Assessment of Citizens’ Populist Orientations: Development and Validation of the POPulist ORientation (POPOR) Scale, «SOCIAL SCIENCE QUARTERLY», 2019, 100, pp. 2148 - 2167 [articolo]
Biancalana, Cecilia; Colloca, Pasquale, The Dynamics of the Electoral Geography of the Five Star Movement: The Role of Territorial Area and Municipality Size, «JOURNAL OF MODERN ITALIAN STUDIES», 2019, 24, pp. 716 - 735 [articolo]
Cavazza, N.;Colloca, P.; Corbetta, P.; Mosso, C.; Roccato, M., ‘Strangers in Their Own Land’: Development and Validation of a Balanced, Unidimensional Scale to Measure the Sense of Threat to Local Traditions INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PUBLIC OPINION RESEARCH, 2019, 10.1093/ijpor/edz009 [Scientific article]
Corbetta, P.; Colloca, P.; Cavazza, N.; Roccato, M., Lega and Five-star Movement voters: exploring the role of cultural, economic and political bewilderment, «CONTEMPORARY ITALIAN POLITICS», 2018, DOI: 10.1080/23248823.2018.1524678 [Scientific article]
Colloca, P., The impact of economic crisis on civic attitudes: the moderating role of expected social mobility. Evidence from some European countries, «THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY & SOCIAL POLICY», 2018, 38, pp. 378 - 393 [Scientific article]
Colloca, P., The hopeless forecast under the gloomy sky. "Crisis" of political legitimacy and role of future perspective in hard times, «PARTECIPAZIONE E CONFLITTO», 2017, 10, pp. 983 - 1004 [Scientific article]
Colloca, P., La "recessione" civica. Crisi economica e deterioramento sociale., Bologna, Il Mulino, 2016, pp. 208 . [libro]
Colloca P.; Corbetta P., Beyond protest: issues and ideological inconsistencies in the voters of the Movimento 5 Stelle, in: Beppe Grillo's Five Star Movement: Organisation, Communication and Ideology, Farnham, ASHGATE, 2015, pp. 195 - 212 [Chapter or essay]
Baglioni, S.; Colloca, P.; Theiss, M., Political participation of unemployed youth: the moderator effect of associational membership, «PARTECIPAZIONE E CONFLITTO», 2015, 8, pp. 770 - 787 [Scientific article]
Corbetta P.; Colloca P., Job precariousness and political orientations: the case of Italy, «SOUTH EUROPEAN SOCIETY & POLITICS», 2013, 18, pp. 333 - 354 [Scientific article]