Ota de Leonardis
Ota de Leonardis is retired Professor of Sociology of Culture at the Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Milano-Bicocca.
She is president of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Advanced Studies of Nantes (France), and member of scientific board of the Research Centre CSM in Rome (Centro Studi per la Riforma dello Stato), of COPERSAMM (Conferenza Permanente per la Salute Mentale nel Mondo) in Trieste, and of the Research Centre for Urban Policies URBAN@IT in Bologna.
Her main research focuses on institutions, on the management and instrumentation of the public sector, particularly in the social policies field, and on the transformations of the public sphere, citizenship and democracy. O. de Leonardis, S. Negrelli, R. Salais, eds., Democracy and Capabilities for Voice. Welfare, Work and Public Deliberation in Europe, Bruxelles: PIEeter Lang, 2012; O. de Leonardis, F. Neresini, eds., “Il potere dei grandi numeri”, Special Issue, Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia, 3-4, 2015; O. de Leonardis et al., eds., Tour du monde de la Covid-19, Manucius, Paris, forthcoming.