education | awards | teaching | career | conferences | publications

:: education

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Ph.D. in Media and Communication

New York University (NYU)
M.A. and M.Phil. in European Studies

Liberà Università di Lingue e Comunicazione (IULM), Milan
B.A. in Media and Communication
Summa cum Laude

:: awards

  • Silverstone Fellowship, LSE
  • Research Studentship, LSE
  • MacCracken Fellowship, NYU

:: teaching experience

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), 2010-2014
Class Teacher for the undergraduate course “LSE100: Understanding the Causes of Things
Tutor for the master course in “Theories and Concepts in Media and Communications”,
Tutor for the master course “Introduction to Quantitative Research
Course assistant for the undergraduate course “Introduction to Social Research Methods”
Summer School Teacher
Student Evaluation: LSE100 Michaelmas Term 2013LSE100 Lent Term 2012

New York University (NYU), 2005-2008
Teaching Assistant
Language Instructor

Université de Montréal, 2004-2005
Department of Environmental Design
Adjunct, “Chargé de cours”, in Social and Psychological Factors in Design

Politecnico Milano, 2002-2003
Department of Design
Teaching assistant in Multimedia Communication and Design

:: related experience

UNESCO, 2013 – 2014
Research Advisor
Participated in a collaborative research project on Integration Policies and Modes of Citizenship
Provided research support towards committee work on multiculturalism and integration

G8/G20 Summit, 2008–2009
Organized logistic, security and protocol issues of Sherpa Meetings
Project Manager Website G8 Summit 2009

United Nations Mission in Kosovo, 2003–2005
Media Consultant
Strategic planning to increase professionalism within the Prime Minister office
Contributed to the drafting process of media legislation to support the development of free, responsible and unbiased media

:: conference presentations

  • Transnational Discursive Convergence
    Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), London, UK, 2013
  • The European Public Debate on Islam
    Annual Conference of Europeanists (CES) Boston, MA, 2012
  • Glamorising Sick Bodies
    Annual Conference of the Visual Sociology Association (ISVA), Bologna, Italy, 2011
  • Italian Islamophobia: the Church, the Media and the Xenophobic Right
    “Representing Islam” Conference. University of Manchester, UK 2010

:: publications

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