Curriculum Vitae (upd. December 2009)


Professor of Sociology

I have been appointed to the Chair in Sociology, and joined the Department of Political and Social Sciences on April 1st, 2003 at the European University Institute. I am on leave of absence from the University of Florence, where I was full professor of Political Science, president of the corso di laurea in Administrative Sciences, and Director of the Department of Political Science and Sociology at the University of Florence. I have received a Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales of Paris and a Ph.D in political and social sciences at the European University Institute in Florence. I direct the DEMOS project (Democracy in Europe and the Mobilisation of the Society), financed under the VI FP by the EC. I also coordinated the Gruppo di Ricerca sull'azione collettiva in Europa (GRACE). I have conducted research also at Cornell University, Ithaca N.Y, and at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung. In 1990 she received a Career Development Award of the H.F. Guggenheim Foundation; in 1997 a Stipendium of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung. I have directed a project of comparative research on control of public mass demonstrations in Europe and one on the police in Italy. Currently I am involved in several comparative projects on citizenship and social movements.

You can download the complete CV, along with my publications and research activities in the following DOC file. [Curriculm Vitae]