Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, Scuola Normale Superiore
YEAR OF ENROLLMENT
Eleonora Erittu graduated in International and Diplomatic Sciences at the University of Bologna in September 2012. During her bachelor, she has been Erasmus student at the University of Ljubljana. She received her Master of Arts in Mass Media and Politics in 2015, awarded by the School of Political Science at University of Bologna (Forlì Campus). Her final dissertation, entitled ‘What Drives Public Attitudes Towards Immigrants in Europe? A Comparative Analysis’, focused on the effect of education, political collocation and media exposure in shaping public attitudes towards immigrants.
Eleonora also gained professional experience as Erasmus Trainee at AFS Croatia (2013), Zagreb, as well as Tutor for Internationalization Activities at the University of Bologna (2013-2014). She acquired research experience at the IECOB Research Team for the Adriatic-Ionic Macro-Region (2014), and during her traineeship at the Brussels-based European Social Observatory (2015-2016).
Since November 2016, she is a PhD Student in Political Sciences and Sociology at Scuola Normale Superiore, Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences. Her research focuses on the internationalization of higher education systems and academic mobility. In detail, she intends to analyze national policy rationales behind these processes as well as to investigate patterns of political participation among mobile students and staff.
RESEARCH INTERESTS/TOPIC OF PHD PROJECT
Public Policy, Political Participation, Higher Education, Academic Mobility.