Annalisa Pelizza is Professor of Science and Technology Studies (chair in Sociology of Communication). Before joining Bologna, she was Associate Professor at the Science, Technology and Policy Studies department, University of Twente, where she is now Visiting Professor.
Her interests are:
- Sociotechnical aspects of data infrastructures, including ontologies and interoperability
- Ethnographic, digital and mixed methods
- Governance of and by technology
- Data infrastructures, populations, institutions
- Network cultures
She has been the recipient of international and European Commission excellence science grants and currently leads the Processing Citizenship research group, funded by the European Research Council.
Pelizza is elected member of the EASST Council, vice-president of STS Italia – The Italian Society for Social Studies of Science and Technology, and member of the Editorial Board of Science, Technology and Human Values. She acts as a reviewer for several science agencies and international journals in the STS, policy, communication, data science and information systems fields. She held visiting fellowships in U.S., Germany, France and the Netherlands.