Luca Salini has been working as a Researcher at the European Social Survey HQ at City since February 2016.
He is closely involved in the design and coordination of the European Social Survey (ESS) and is a member of the ESS Core Scientific Team. He is involved in a wide range of activities, including helping to design and pre-test new questions for the survey and monitoring the project's implementation in a number of countries, and he regularly contributes to user support and science communication activities.
Prior to joining City, he worked with the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) in Vienna, assisting senior researchers in the development of EU-wide surveys on fundamental rights issues, including minorities' experiences of discrimination. He has also previously worked in Italy, Canada and Belgium.
Luca has a BA degree in Political Science and International Relations and an MA degree in International Studies from the University of Siena. He also studied law and economics at the University of Málaga, worked as an interviewer for the Italian National Election Studies (ITANES) and took part in the FP7-funded Transworld project on Transatlantic relations and global governance.
- Salini, L. and Braghiroli, S. (2014). How Do the Others See Us? An Analysis of Public Opinion Perceptions of the EU and USA in Third Countries. Transworld Papers, 33.