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Pierluigi Musarò

Associate Professor

Department of Sociology and Business Law

Academic discipline: SPS/08 Sociology of Culture and Communication

Curriculum vitae

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Professional experiences and qualifications:

Qualified as a Full Professor by unanimous vote of the Panel, 2018 - present

Deputy Director of the Department (SDE) in Forlì Campus.

Principal Investigator of the European projects:

Atlas of Transitions. New geographies for a cross-cultural Europe, Creative Europe Programme (2017-2020).

Investing in 'Welcoming Spaces' in Europe: revitalizing shrinking areas by hosting non-EU migrants, Horizon 2020, Migration, (2020-2023).

Comparative Network on Refugee Externalisation Policies (CONREP), Eramus+ Programme - Jean Monnet Activities (2018-2020).

End Climate Change, Start Climate of Change #ClimateOfChange – A Pan-European campaign to build a better future for climate induced migrants, the human face of climate change, DEAR, (2020-2024).

Network of Excellence: Regional Liveable Diversity, Eramus+ Programme (2020-2021).

Partner Unibo in PERCEPTIONS: Understand the Impact of Novel Technologies, Social Media, and Perceptions in Countries Abroad on Migration Flows and the Security of the EU & Provide Validated Counter Approaches, Tools and Practices, Horizon 2020, Security, (2019-2022).


Associate Professor of Sociology, 2014 - present

Assistant Professor of Sociology, 2008 – 2014

Department of Sociology and Business Law, University of Bologna

School of Political Science, University of Bologna, Forlì


Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Bologna, (26 April 2004). Dissertation’s title: “Piacere, felicità, giustizia: la sfida etica e la società dei consumi”, [“Pleasure, happiness, justice: The ethical challenge and the consumer society”]

M.B.A., Fundaçao Getulio Vargas, Sao Paulo, Brasil (2000/2001)

University degree in Political Science, full marks (110/110) 'cum laude', University of Bologna, (24 March 1999). Final honors thesis' title: “La ragione tra ordine e disordine” [“Reason between order and disorder”]

Honorary and visiting fellowships:

Visiting Fellow, Monash University, Australia, 2019

Visiting Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, 2015 -2017

Faculty Expert/Mentor, WISE Learners’ Voice Program, Qatar Foundation, 2017 - present

Research Fellow, Institute for Public Knowledge, New York University, 2010 – present

Academic Expert, Samara National Research University, Russia, 2015 – present

Ph.D. Visiting Student, Department of Political Science, UC, Berkeley, 2002

Visiting Student, Universidad de Somosagua, Madrid, 1998