Giacomo Melli

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Giacomo Melli 

DPhil in Sociology

Thesis: Where I Stand and What I Stand For: Subjective Social Position and Attitudes Towards Inequality in a Comparative Perspective

Supervisor: Professor Nan Dirk de Graaf

Giacomo Melli is a DPhil Candidate in Sociology and is affiliated with Trinity College. His research interests lie at a crossroads between political sociology and political psychology, and he is interested in the relevance of social identities and the subjective aspects of social stratification, and their impact on political attitudes and behaviours in Europe. 

Previously, he obtained a master’s degree in Sociology and Social Research at the University of Trento (Italy), where he also worked as a Research Assistant. In 2022, he visited Nuffield College as a Junior Visiting Scholar.

Research Interests: Political sociology 

Previous Education: BA Political, Social and International Sciences, University of Bologna; MA Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento