I am a Reader (Associate Professor) at the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) at the University of Essex and a co-Director of the ESRC Research Centre on Micro-Social Change (MiSoC). I am also an Associate Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford. I did my PhD in Statistical Sciences at the University of Padova, Italy. Before moving to Essex, I worked as Senior Research Associate at the University of Oxford and as postdoctoral researcher at University of Groningen.

Research interests:

  • Quantitative methods in social sciences.
  • Sociogenomics
  • Demography
  • Social interactions
  • Life course
  • Migration and Ethnicity

Find my Curriculum Vitae here: CV