Giovanna Mascheroni

Giovanna (PhD 2006, Università Cattolica of Milan) is a Lecturer in Sociology of Communication in the Department of Sociology, Università Cattolica of Milan, and a Visiting Fellow at the Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research focuses on two main areas: children and the internet/mobile communiction, and youth civic and political participation. She led the Net Children Go Mobile project ( and has been the national contact of EU Kids Online since 2007. She is also part of the research project WebPolEU: Comparing Social Media and Political Participation across EU