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Rossella Ghigi

Associate Professor

Department of Education Studies "Giovanni Maria Bertin"

Academic discipline: SPS/07 General Sociology

Curriculum vitae

* PhD in Sociology and Social Research (XIX cycle) at the University of Trento;
* Diplôme d'Études Approfondies (DEA) at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris;
* Degree in Political Science (110/110 cum laude) at the University of Milan;
* Classical high school diploma (60/60), at the Liceo Classico Marco Polo in Venice.

Rossella Ghigi attended during the PhD the Summer School in "Social Science Data Analysis and Collection" at the University of Essex (UK). After being hired at the University of Bologna, she was Visiting scholar at Goldsmiths College, London (UK) with a Marco Polo grant from the University of Bologna; she lectured at the University of Amsterdam (Universiteit van Amsterdam) with funding from the Teaching Staff Mobility Program (LLP / Erasmus); she also conducted research at the University of Washington, Seattle.

*2013 onwards: Member of the teaching staff of the doctorate "Sociology and Methodology of Social Research" of the State University of Milan;
* 2013 onwards: Member of the Scientific Board of the Study Center on Mobility, Diversity and Social Inclusion (MoDI) of the Department of Educational Sciences - University of Bologna
* 2010 onwards: Member of the Scientific Board of the Center for Gender and Education Studies (CSGE) of the Department of Educational Sciences - University of Bologna;
* 2010 onwards - Member of the Scientific Committee of the Odoya publishing house in Bologna (for the Quaderni del CSGE series);
* 2009-2011 - Manager and co-founder of the Center for Studies on Gender and Education (CSGE) of the Department of Educational Sciences, University of Bologna (

* Editorial board member of the review "Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia";
* Editorial board member of the journal "Il Mulino";
* Editorial Board Member of the review "Sociologica", Bologna, Il Mulino - University of Bologna;
In the past she was also an Editorial board member of the review "Polis", Bologna, Il Mulino (2005-2011) and a Book Review committee member of the review "Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia", Bologna, Il Mulino (2002- 2004).

* 2016- 2018 Member of the research group of the PRIN Project "Death, Dying and Disposal in Italy: Attitudes, Behaviors, Beliefs, Rituals" involving Unibo, Unimi, Unibg, Regno, Uniurb, Unina (MIUR funding, Resp. Scient. A. Colombo).
* 2016-2017 "Creating children. Discourses, experiences and representations of childhood in children's fashion" [Research manager]
* 2013-2015 “Mobility without borders. Internal migration and social dynamics in Europe "(Scientific Manager: B. Riccio) FARB Feasibility Study Funded by AlmaMater Studiorum–– University of Bologna [researcher]
* 2011-2012: "Gender, Body and Media: A research-action in high schools in Trento" (Scientific Manager: S. Leonelli) winner of the CARITRO call for research project [researcher];
* 2010-2012: "Multiple discrimination in healthcare" funded by the European Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) [Researcher and Scientific Responsible for Italy]
* 2008-2011: "Gender processes in higher education: problems and educational potential", funded by the Department of Education of the University of Bologna [Scientific Responsible];
* 2007-2008: "Discrimination in the workplace or in access to work by sex, religion, belief, disability, age, sexual orientation", (Scientific Manager: M. Barbagli), funded by the Ministry of Labor, the Ministry of Health and Social Policies [researcher at the Cattaneo Institute and author with M. Barbagli of the final report];

* 2010-2011: "Pre-adolescence, body and media" funded by the Council of Women of Budrio (Bo) [researcher and co-proponent];
* 2008: “Violent behavior in adolescence in Rimini” (Scientific Manager: G.Melotti), funded by the Province of Rimini's Department of Social Policies [researcher];
* 2006-2007: "The scholastic integration of second generations of foreigners in the first grade secondary schools in Emilia-Romagna" (Scientific Manager: M.Barbagli) financed by the Municipality of Bologna, in collaboration with the Emilia-Romagna Region and the Regional Scholastic Institute [Scientific Responsible and Coordinator].

* 2006-2008 Cattaneo Institute of Bologna;
* 2006-2007 Observatory on differences of the Municipality of Bologna.

Since 2014 Rossella Ghigi teaches the following courses:
* Sociology of the Family and Gender Differences (Degree Course in Social and Cultural Educator - Bologna and Rimini);
* Sociology of Welfare and Continuing Education (Master's Degree Course in Lifelong Education);
* (2020/2021 onwards) Gender Studies in Education (Degree Course in Social and Cultural Educator - Bologna).
From 2006 to 2014 she taught:
Sociology of Gender Differences;
Sociology of Adult education and lifelong learning;
General sociology;
Sociology of cultural processes;
Sociology of the environment and the territory;
Sociology of the territory.

* French;
* English.

* Social differences and inequalities;
* Reproductive rights;
* Practices and attitudes towards one's body;
* Media, medicine and science;
* Gender discrimination;
* Demographic and family dynamics;
* Feminism in neoliberal times;
* Gender education.