Sociologist in progress
Ph.D. in Sociology and social research methodology.
I am an Associate Professor of Sociology of Culture and Communication at the University of Ferrara.
Formerly I was a Research Fellow and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Bergamo, an Adjunct Professor at the Politecnico of Milan, a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Università Cattolica of Milan and an Associate Professor at eCampus University.
I research, teach, and write about fashion, media and cultural industries.
I've taught as a visiting lecturer for several courses and institutions, including the Milano Fashion Institute and the Marangoni Institute (Italy), the London College of Fashion, the Winchester School of Art, the Northumbria University and the Southampton Solent University (UK), the Aalto University (Finland), the Universidad of Sevilla (Spain), the Izmir University of Economics (Turkey) and the Jagiellonian University (Poland).
I am a Co-Editor of the International Journal of Fashion Studies published by Intellect Books.
My books: Coolhunting (2010), Moda e arte (Fashion and Art, 2012; co-edited with P. Volonté); From Production to Consumption: The Cultural Industry of Fashion (Interdisciplinary, 2013, ed.); Fashion Tales: Feeding the Imaginary (Peter Lang, 2017, co-edited with E. Mora); Fenomenologia dei social network (Guerini, 2017; with G. Boccia Artieri, F. Pasquali, L. Gemini, S. Carlo, M. Farci).
My articles and book chapters are available on my Academia.edu profile.