Settore scientifico disciplinare:
SOCIOLOGIA GENERALE (SPS/07)
Cristina Solera is Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Department of Cultures, Politics and Society at the University of Turin and fellow at Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin. Mainly through a life course and comparative perspective, her research focusses on the effect of education and class on women’s labour market participation and fertility, on care-work reconciliation practices and policies, on gendered divisions of unpaid work and new models of fatherhood, on gender inequalities in the labour market. She has taken part to various national and international projects and networks, such as Network of Excellence Equalsoc (funded by the European Union’s Sixth Framework Programme) and Barriers Towards Eu Citizenship (funded by the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme). She is currently engaged in the National Relevant Project Gendering Academia (funded by Italian Ministry of University and Research) about causes and consequences of gender inequalities in academic careers.