Davide Mazzoni is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Milan.
His primary scholarly interest concerns people’s empowerment and its outcomes at individual and collective level. Such interest has been declined in different lines of research.
He obtained his PhD in Social psychology at the University of Bologna with a dissertation on the role of moral convictions and perceived injustice in collective action processes (AIP prize for best dissertation in social psychology).
Davide worked for 6 years at the University of Bologna, taking part in multinational reseach projects funded by the European Commission, like PIDOP (Processes Influencing Democratic Ownership and Participation) and CATCH-EyoU (Constructing Active Citizenship With Eueopean Youth: Policies, Practices and Solutions). For three years he was also involved in national projects focusing on different aspects of how psychosocial factors may influence engagement, health behaviours and quality of life of patients’ with chronic diseases.
At the Social Connections & Technology Lab, he has worked as a postdoctoral fellow in a research-action project funded by ALSOS Foundation, on migrants’ resilient responses to social exclusion.