Associate professor of sociology of cultural and communicative processes

“Gabriele d’Annunzio” University, Chieti-Pescara (Italy)

Research expertise

Sociology of cultural communication; communication and public safety; media communication and criminality; sociology of literature and the narrative and symbolic representations of modern identity.


Concepts Practices

Public opinion (journalism and communication)

Journals and books played a relevant role in the construction of modern public opinion and the diffusion of new forms of sociability shrewdly investigated in the twentieth century. As some of the most significant scholars of cultural processes point out (such as Innis, Habermas, McLuhan, Williams), the construction of popular public opinion is one of the most significant characteristics of the eighteenth century, especially in England.