Short CV/Education and training

    PhD in Information Society at University of Milan Bicocca (highest grade)

    MA in Communication Studies from University of Bologna (cum laude)

    Project manager and ethnographer of technology for governmental agencies and engineering companies, developing large-scale IT infrastructures

    Marie Curie Individual Fellowship

    Assistant professor and then Associate Professor, Department of Science, Technology and Policy Studies at the University of Twente

  • 2017 – 2022
    Principal Investigator of the ERC Starting Grant “Processing Citizenship: Digital registration of migrants as co-production of citizens, territory and Europe”

Selected publications

  • Pelizza, A. (2016), ‘Developing the Vectorial Glance: Infrastructural inversion for the new agenda on governmental information systems’, Science, Technology and Human Values, 41(2): 298-321. DOI: 10.1177/0162243915597478

  • Pelizza, A. and Hoppe, R. (2017, forthcoming), ‘Birth of a Failure: Consequences of framing ICT projects for the centralization of inter-departmental relations’, Administration and Society. Published online ahead of print on 07 August 2015. DOI: 10.1177/0095399715598343

  • Pelizza, A. and Kuhlmann, S. (2017, forthcoming), ‘Mining Governance Mechanisms. Innovation policy, practice and theory facing algorithmic decision-making’, in Carayannis, E. G., Campbell, D. F., Efthymiopoulos, M. P. (Eds.), Handbook of Cyber-Development, Cyber-Democracy, and Cyber-Defense. (Berlin: Springer).

  • Pelizza, A. (2010), ‘Openness as an Asset. A classification system for online communities based on Actor-Network Theory', Proceedings of WikiSym 2010, 6th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration. (New York: ACM Press). DOI: 10.1145/1832772.1832784

  • Pelizza, A. (2010), ‘From Community to Text and Back. On semiotics and ANT as text-based methods for fleeting objects of study', Tecnoscienza. Italian Journal of Science & Technology Studies, 1 (2), 57-89.

  • Pelizza, A. and Hoppe, R. (2014), ‘Wil je ICT-problemen oplossen? Maak dan controversen zichtbaar!’, Binnenlands Bestuur.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • ERC Starting Grant “Processing Citizenship: Digital registration of migrants as co-production of citizens, territory and Europe”, 2017 – 2022

  • Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship "Translating Institutions", 2013 – 2015

  • ANA-CNER – Civil registries integration infrastructural program, Italian inter-Ministerial Committee for Economic Planning / Emilia-Romagna Regional Government, 2012 – 2013

  • Civic Education for Third-Country Nationals, European Commission Directorate-General Justice, Freedom and Security / Italian Ministry of Interior, 2011 – 2012

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Reviewer, Research Policy (invited), since 2017

  • Reviewer, U.S. National Science Foundation, Internet Policy Review (invited), since 2016

  • Reviewer, Information, Communication & Society (invited), Administration & Society (invited), Science, Technology and Society (invited), since 2015

  • Member UT @ Young Academy, University of Twente, NL (invited), since 2016

  • Member BMS Under Steam strategy committees, University of Twente, NL, since 2016

  • Procurement committee member, Lepida S.p.A. (nominated by CEO), 2010- 2013

  • International Scientific Advisory Board for Digital Communities, Prix Ars Electronica Linz, AT (invited), 2006 – 2013

  • Member, International Political Science Association (IPSA), since 2016

  • Member, Netherlands Graduate Research School of Science, Technology and Modern Culture (WTMC), since 2015

  • Member, Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), since 2014

  • Member, EASST – European Association for the Study of Science and Technology, since 2010

  • Member, STS Italia – Italian Association for Science and Technology Studies, since 2010

  • Editorial Board member, Tecnoscienza – Italian Journal of Science and Technology Studies (peer-reviewed international open access STS journal, invited), since 2013


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