Sociologist based in Milano, Italy. Mainly interested in:

Assistant professor of sociology at the Department of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Milan (Italy), member of the BehaveLab.

Teaching a graduate course on Social Network Analysis.

Author of Reti sociali. Meccanismi e modelli, covering my recent methodological studies on statistical and computational models of social networks, with a few empirical examples (for Italian readers). Here you can find a few presentation slides (in Italian) summarizing its content.


30-5-24: Today I am presenting a working paper on “Complex contagion and negative influence in the adoption of malaria preventive measures: an empirical agent-based model” (with Elisa Bellotti & Francesco Renzini) at the 16th Annual Conference of the International Network of Analytical Sociology at Leipzig University (Germany). Here are my presentation slides.

27-5-24: A call for papers for the first Italian Conference on Computational Social Science is out! The conference will take place on 15-18 January, 2024 at the Department of Sociology and Social Research of the University of Trento. Deadline for abstract submissions: 15 September. Here is the conference website.

22-4-24: Today I’m glad to co-chair a 2-day workshop on ``Agent-based models of social networks’’ together with Flaminio Squazzoni and Raffaele Vacca, organized by the Behave Lab and the Computational Models and Designs Hub of my university department. Here for more information. Here my presentation slides on “Agent-based modelling towards the future of social network research”.

10-4-24: Today I’ve held a guest lecture on “Agent-based modelling” in Filip Agneessens’s “Research design” graduate course at the Department of Sociology and Social Research of the University of Trento. Here are the lecture slides.