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Elena D’Alessandri

Research Associate

Elena D’Alessandri joined the Florence School of Regulation, Communications and Media in March 2015.

Elena studied Sociology at “La Sapienza” University of Rome where she graduated in 2008 with a thesis on “Second life”. After that she obtained an MA in Tourism, Environment and International Relations.

She spent 6 years (2009-2015) working at IsICult – Italian institute for Cultural Industry, an independent research and advisory centre based in Rome, focusing her attention on media economics and cultural politics. Since 2011 she became the Head of Research projects, also coordinating international comparative studies on media in Europe and abroad. From 2012 she started several journalistic collaborations. She currently collaborates with a monthly review specialized on media and communication, “Millecanali” and with the daily paper “L’Opinione” and “Il Giornale”, where she covers mainly theatre and cinema. In 2014 she obtained an MA at the Gregorio VII University of Rome as Interpreter and Translator.

She is also Research Associate for the FCP – Florence Competition Programme in Law and Economics and she also collaborates with the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom.