Professional experiences

Since 1 September 2019 University of Paris Nanterre (DICEN-idf)
Full professor

2016-2019 University of Paris Nanterre (DICEN-idf)
Associate professor (maître de conférences HDR)

Responsibilities at the University Paris Nanterre:
– Deputy Director of laboratory Dicen-IDF
–  Co-Head of the Master in Communication Science (
– Member of the Council of the Doctoral School ED139
– Member of the board of UFR Phillia
– Member of the laboratory board
– Co-coordinator of the theme “Editorialisation, Heritage, Autory” of Dicen-IDF
– In charge of the Open Data Mission of the University (until 2018)

2018-2023 : Member junior of  the Institut Universitaire de France (2018-2023)

Since 2019: Member of scientific committee of Open Edition

Since 2018: Member of the executive committee of the EUR ArTec

Since 2015:       Associate researcher at the EHESS IIAC/Centre Edgar Morin

Since 2012:       Co-coordinator of the Research Area “Media and Territories” of the Research Federation International College of Territorial Sciences

2012-2016 Université de Lille (Laboratoire Geriico)
Associate professor (maître de conférences)

2010-2012 Collège International des Sciences du Territoire (Université de Paris 1, Paris)
Communication manager
and researcher.

2010-2011 Ecole de la Communication of Sciences Po, Paris
in the course of Web Development and of the Atelier Web Designer.

2009-2010 Sciences Po Paris – médialab
Post-doc researcher
granted by the City of Paris (grant “Research in Paris“). Research topic: Seizing the intangible cultural heritage through digital and multimedia projects. Supervisor: Prof. Bruno Latour.

2008-2009 Institute of Advanced Studies and Collegio Superiore of the University of Bologna, Italy (
Communication manager.

2006-2007 UNESCO – World Heritage Centre, Paris, France. Consultant.

2004-2006 Studio Ideaedi (communication agency), Verona, Italy
Founder and procjet manager
. Development of communication projects based on multimedia and web technologies.

2003 Museum of Palazzo Poggi – University of Bologna
Consultant. Design of multimedia educational contents.

2002 Marco Ravenna Photographic Archive.
Communication manager.


2005-2008 School for Advanced Studies IMT Lucca (Italy)
in Technologies and Management of Cultural Heritage. Thesis: “Web-based tools to Manage Network Cultural Heritage”. Supervisors: Prof. M. Boriani and Dr. W. Turner (LIMSI/CNRS).

2007 Visiting fellowship at the Computer Sciences Laboratory for Mechanics and Engineering Sciences LIMSI (CRNS laboratory associated to Paris XI university). Supervisor: Dr. William A. Turner.

2006 Summer school organised by CINECA of Bologna: Advanced school of interactive graphics for the knowledge and valorisation of cultural heritage.

2003 Foundation Magnani Rocca of Parma (Italy)
Master degree in Museum Studies.

1997-2003 University of Bologna (Italy)
Five-year college degree (Master of Science) in Communication Studies.

2001 UCLA University of California Los Angeles (USA)
Visiting student (a quarter – exchange program “overseas”)


_Proficient knowledge of info-visualisation
_Proficient knowledge of coding languages (XHTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, SGC, Frameworks)
_Proficient knowledge of information graphics and digital methods.
_Advanced experience of web design
_Advanced experience of the Internet issues (Usability, Accessibility, Web mining)
_Experience of knowledge management and database management