Francesca Decimo

Professore associato

Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale

Area CUN: Scienze politiche e sociali (14)
Settore scientifico disciplinare: SOCIOLOGIA DELL'AMBIENTE E DEL TERRITORIO (SPS/10)

Via Verdi, 26 - 38122 Trento
tel. 0461 283717
francesca.decimo[at]unitn [dot] it
Formazione

Education

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2000-2002 Post-doc at the Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento

1996-1999 Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento. PhD Thesis on: Female Migratory Paths. Moroccan and Somali Women in Italy, Supervisors: Marzio Barbagli

1988-1994 Master equivalent degree in Sociology, University of Naples, Federico II, Thesis on: Female migrants in Naples. Final grade 110/110 laurea cum laude.

Carriera accademica ed attività didattica

Current Position and Affiliation

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Associate professor in Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento, since October 2014

 

Past employment History:

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Visiting Scholar at the Department of Sociology, New York University, October and November 2016

Assistant professor in Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento, since 2002.

 

Teaching:

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2004-2017 - Sociology of Migration - Ma Degree

2014-2017 - Urban and Rural Sociology - Ba Degree

2009/10 - Sociology of Ethnic Relations - Ba Degree

2006-2008 - Sociology of Local Community - Ma Degree

2005/6 - Sociology of Ethnic Relations - Ma Degree

2004/5 - Qualitative Methods of Social Research - Ma Degree

2003/4 - Sociology of Local Community - Ba Degree

 

Interessi di ricerca

Area of interest

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Migration and ethnic studies, with particular attention on: migration and reproduction; migration and nationality; transnational migration; female and family migration; aging, migration and care; housing and ethnic segregation; migration and development.

Attività di ricerca

Research and project management:

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2015-2017 Researcher: Living Integration Laws. Immigrant Women Care Workers between Social Biographies and Legal Careers, Call for Research: Progetto Piano Strategico di Ateneo (Trento) Award - Macroarea 3, Popolazione, Welfare e Sviluppo economico

2012-2014 Project manager: La Fecondità degli Stranieri tra Scelte Riproduttive, Mobilità e Modelli Culturali. Casi di studio dal Trentino e l'Emilia Romagna. Caritro Foundation Award

2007-2009 Project manager: L’Integrazione Sociale dei Giovani Sordi nel Contesto Bolognese, Research Foundation Carlo Cattaneo and Gualandi Foundation

2004-2007 Researcher: I Flussi Migratori dai Paesi d’Origine al Mercato del Lavoro Domestico: Dotazione di Capitale Sociale, Selettività dell'Emigrazione, Rotte e Canali d’Ingresso. PRIN-MIUR Award

Appartenenza a società e comitati scientifici

Scientific Membership and collaboration:

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2015- Programme Committee member of Doctoral School of Social Sciences, University of Trento

2012-2014 Programme Committee member of Doctoral School of Development Economics and Local Systems – Delos, University of Trento

2012- Editorial board member of «Asur» (Urban and Regional Studies Archive), Peer Reviewed Journal.

2009- Founder member with Giuseppe Sciortino of SMMS (Migration Scenario and Social Change), Research unit of the Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento

2006-2011 Editorial board of «Polis. Ricerche e studi su società e politiche in Italia» Peer Reviewed Journal.

2001-2011 Researcher and project manager at the Research Foundation Carlo Cattaneo, Bologna.

Referee for peer reviewed journals and publishers: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies; Journal of Contemporary European Studies; Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy; Studi Culturali; Asur; Mondi Migranti; Il Mulino Editore; Stranieri in Italia; Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia; Stato e Mercato; Etnografia e Ricerca Qualitativa

Convegni e conferenze

Recent Participation at and organization of International Conference:

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2015 (June 25-27) The Nation, Immigration and Reproduction: Research Notes from the Italian Case, Workshop: People-Making in the Era of Declining Fertility, High Migration and Bio-Technological Change, IMISCOE Conference, Geneva

2014 (June 3-4) Scientific management (with Alessandra Gribaldo) of Changing Population: Migration, Reproduction and Identity, SMMS Research Unit, Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento

2011 (June 8-10) Scientific management (with Paolo Boccagni) of The Migration-Development Nexus Revisited: State of the Art and Ways head, SMMS Research Unit, Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento

2009 (June 12-13) Scientific committee member of Migration and Social Theory Graduate Conference, SMMS Research Unit, Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento