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Ongoing Research Project
2016-2017 Two-year post-doc position in the CONCUR project
The CONCUR research project aims at the construction of a model able to synthetise the influence of strategic spatial planning on landscape change. Models of land-use change will thus be able to account for local, socio-political and cultural factors affecting planning and, consequently, landscape change.
My task within the project is to identify the main supra-regional conditions, and their combinations, that can influence, and potentially explain, local land-use changes (i.e. incidents and accidents) in urban regions, and their connection with strategic spatial planning. This aim will be attained by adopting complexity-informed methods for empirical research, such as case studies, interviews and qualitative comparative analysis (QCA).
Training and Education
2010-2014 Ph. D. in Urban and Regional Studies (European Urban and Local Comparative Studies, URBEUR programme) at Bicocca University of Milan (Italy), in co-tutorship (joint doctoral diploma) with Katholieke Universiteit Leuven KUL (Belgium), Department of Architecture, Urban Design and Regional Planning and Development.
Additional Certification as Doctor Europaeus.
Thesis: Territorial dispersion patterns of residential areas. Urban sprawl as an outcome of multi-scalar territorial governance processes of land bargaining in the Barcelona and Milan metropolitan regions. Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Matteo Colleoni & Prof. Dr. Frank Moulaert
2012 European Module in Spatial Development Planning (EMSDP), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven KUL (Belgium).
2009-2010 Course in Urban and Regional Planning, University of Barcelona UB (Spain).
2006-2007 Exchange student, Autònoma University of Barcelona UAB (Spain).
2005-2007 Master in Sociology of Regional and Urban Development, Trieste University (Italy).
2003-2004 Master in Cultural Studies and Exchange student, Lund University (Sweden).
2001-2004 Bachelor in Sociology, University of Padua (Italy).