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Federico Neresini

PaSTIS Coordinator Full Professor
University of Padua

Federico Neresini is Full Professor at the University of Padua. His research interests are focused on technoscience in a STS (Science & Technology Studies) perspective. In particular, he is interested in the construction processes of scientific knowledge and in analysing technoscience in the public sphere.

Vittoria Bernardini

Postdoc Researcher
University of Padua

Vittoria Bernardini is a research fellow at the FISSPA Department of the University of Padua in the PRIN 2022 project Digital practices, Gender, and Intimacy in Teens' everyday life (Di.G.I.T.). Her main research interests include gender, gender-based violence and digital practices.

Alberto Cammozzo

Freelance
University of Padua

Alberto Cammozzo is an IT consultant, programmer, systems engineer, project manager, and independent researcher.

Chiara Carbone

Postdoc Researcher
University of Padua

Chiara Carbone has a PhD in Theoretical and Applied Social Research and is a research fellow at the FISSPA Department of the University of Padua in the PRIN 2022 project Gendering Internet. Violence, Resilience and Empowerment in digital spaces - GIVRE.

Stefano Crabu

Tenure Track Assistant Professor
University of Padua

Stefano Crabu, Ph.D. in Social Sciences (2014 - University of Padova), is a Tenure Track Assistant Professor (RTD-B). He carries out his teaching duties within the Bachelor's Degree programs in "Sociological Sciences" and "Communication." He is a member of the Ph.D. School in "Social Sciences" (Department of FISSPA - University of Padua).

Emanuele di Buccio

Tenure Track Assistant Professor
University of Padua

Emanuele Di Buccio is a Tenure Track Professor (RTD-B) at the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Padova. He holds a Master Degree in Computer Engineering and a PhD in Information Engineering. His main research interests include Information Access and Retrieval Models, modeling and experimenting with words and themes/topics, with particular attention to longitudinal corpora.

Roberto Favalli

Ph.D
University of Padua

Roberto Favalli holds a master’s degree in “Culture, education and global society” at the FISPPA department of the University of Padua. He identifies his main research interests between Science & Technology Studies (STS) and the sociology of the future; and in the declinations of this convergence in fields like the study of technoscientific expectations and sociotechnical imaginaries.

Camilla Fiz

Ph.D
University of Padua

Camilla Fiz is PhD at the FISSPA Department of the University of Padua and is part of the PASTIS research group. Today she is involved in studying the intersections between science, media and society with a research project focused on the representation of nuclear fusion in the media.

Samuele Fratini

Ph.D
University of Padua

Samuele Fratini, graduated in Digital Communication & Public Opinion, is a PhD Candidate in the FISPPA Department, while involved in the PaSTIS working unit. He is particularly concerned with Media & Platform Studies and Internet Governance through an STS perspective. His research project deals with the sociomaterial evolutions of messaging applications. Other professional interests are digital political communication and the geopolitics of media.

Nella foto Francesca Gambarotto

Francesca Gambarotto

Associate Professor
University of Padua

Francesca Gambarotto is professor of Applied Economics at the FISPPA Department, University of Padova. She teaches circular economy for local development, regional economics and economics of innovation.

Alessio Giacometti

Ph.D
University of Padua

Alessio Giacometti holds a Master’s degree in Sociology and Social Research and a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. He is currently a PhD candidate in “Social Sciences: Interactions, Communication, Cultural Constructions” at the University of Padua, with a project on the sociotechnical imaginaries of nuclear fusion.

Paolo Giardullo

Assistant Professor
University of Padua

Paolo Giardullo, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor (RTD-A) in Sociology at the FISPPA Department, University of Padua (Sociology Section) where he teaches Sociology of the Environment and Territory and Methodology and Techniques of Social Research. Since 2020 he was awarded Italian national qualification as associate professore in Sociology (SPS/07).

Davide Ludovisi

Ph.D
University of Padua

Davide Ludovisi is PhD at the FISSPA Department of the University of Padua and is part of the PASTIS research group. He has been working in the field of communication since 2001, primarily in scientific dissemination, starting as a curator of exhibitions and continuing as a journalist and project manager.

Paolo Magaudda

Associate Professor
University of Padua

Paolo Magaudda is Associate Professor in Sociology of Culture and Communication, teaches the courses "Technology and Society" and "Sociology of Consumption" and coordinates the teaching programme of the PhD in Social Sciences.

Alessandro Mongili

Lecturer
University of Padua

Alessandro Mongili is Professor of General Sociology at the School of Psychology and of Modernization Processes and Technoscience at the School of Human Sciences, University of Padua.

Barbara Morsello

Non Tenure Track Assistant Professor
University of Padua

Barbara Morsello is Assistant Professor (RTD-A) at the FISPPA Department of the University of Padova and a member of the Pastis research group.Previously, she was a research fellow at the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Padua as part of a Horizon 2020 project in which she worked on the social implications of emerging technologies in neuroscience with a focus on brain stimulation and AI.

Giorgio Osti

Associate Professor
University of Padua

Giorgio Osti is Associate Professor at the University of Padua. In 1983 he graduated in Sociology from the University of Trento where he earned a PhD in Sociology and Social Research. First a researcher and then Associate Professor of Sociology of Environment and Territory at the University of Trieste from 1993-2020 and with the same title since 2020 at the University of Padua.

Marco Rangone

Lecturer
University of Padua

Marco Rangone teaches Economics of Markets and Population at the master's degree program in Sociology and Institutions of Political Economy at the three-year degree program in Political Science, at the University of Padua.

Rachele Reschiglian

Ph.D
University of Padua

Rachele Reschiglian (she/they), Ph.D. student in Social Sciences at the department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology of the University of Padova (Italy). She holds a MA in Communication Studies and Cultural Encounters at Roskilde University (Denmark).

Cosimo Marco Scarcelli

Associate Professor
University of Padua

Cosimo Marco Scarcelli (PhD in Social Sciences, 2013) is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Pedagogy and Applied Psychology (FISPPA) at the University of Padua. Her research interests are in digital media with a focus on: intimacy, gender, sexuality and youth cultures,

Andrea Sciandra

Non Tenure Track Assistant Professor
University of Padua

Andrea Sciandra is Assistant Professor in Social Statistics at the Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology (University of Padova). He has a master’s degree in Statistics for Demographic and Social Sciences and a PhD in Sociology and Social Research.

Renato Stella

Full Professor
University of Padua

Renato Stella is Full Professor of Sociology of Cultural Processes at the Fisppa Department of the University of Padua. He is a member of the board of the Ph.D. program in "Social Sciences: interactions, communication, cultural constructions," teaches Mass Communications at the Communication major and New Media at the Community Psychology major.

Jacopo Targa

Assegnista di ricerca
University of Padua- Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Pedagogy and Applied Psychology (FISPPA)

Jacopo Targa (he/him), PhD in URBEUR - Urban Studies at the University of Milan-Bicocca, is currently a research fellow at the FISPPA Department of the University of Padua and is working on the SCHOOLNET project.

Lorena Xiomara Gonzalez Acero

Ph.D (Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship)
University of Padua- Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Pedagogy and Applied Psychology (FISPPA)

Lorena-Xiomara González-Acero (she/they), original from Bogotá, Colombia is a biologist holding a Master in Biochemistry recently in contact with Science and Technology Studies (STS).

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Sonia Brondi

Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Università Ca' Foscari Venezia - Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage

Sonia Brondi is a Tenure Track Researcher (RTD-B) at the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage of Ca' Foscari University of Venice, where she teaches Social Psychology and Social Relations.

Silvia Casini

Associate Professor
Department of Film and Visual Culture, University of Aberdeen (UK)

Silvia Casini is Senior Lecturer in Film and Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen (UK) where she teaches courses to students in the humanities and in the life sciences, besides coordinating the intercalated medical humanities degree.

Francesco Miele

Tenure Track Assistant Professor
University of Trieste - Department of Political and Social Sciences

Francesco Miele is a Tenure Track Researcher (RTD-B) at the University of Trieste and is part of the PaSTIS research unit. His main research interests regard the relationship between technology, care practices and organization.

Sergio Minniti

Postdoc researcher
Politecnico di Torino - Department of Environment, Land and Infrastructure Engineering (DIATI)

Sergio Minniti is a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Environment, Land and Infrastructure Engineering (DIATI) of the Politecnico di Torino. His work focuses on critical studies of innovation and digitalisation at the intersection of Science & Technology Studies and Media Studies.

Olga Usachova

Postdoc Researcher
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Olga Usachova is a postdoctoral research fellow in Science & Technology Studies (STS). Her current research focuses on the role of electricity grids and electricity grid operators in energy transitions, with a particular focus on their potential role in transformative innovation processes. The project is conducted in close collaboration with CINELDI: Centre for Intelligent Electricity Distribution.

Virginia Zorzi

Non Tenure Track Assistant Professor
University of Turin - Department of Cultures, Politics and Society

Virginia Zorzi is a researcher (RTD-A) at the Department of Cultures, Politics and Society, University of Turin. She received a Ph.D in Linguistic, Philological and Literary Sciences from the University of Padua. Her research activity can be situated in the areas of applied linguistics and discourse analysis, and focuses on English and Italian texts through a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods.