Welcome to my website!

I’m Nazareno Panichella, an Italian sociologist born in Milan in 1982. Currently, I hold the position of Full Professor (professore ordinario) of Economic Sociology at the Department of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Milan.

Here are some links to explore more about my work:

Full CV available here: Nazareno Panichella - CV

Ongoing Project

  • (2022-2023) Principal Investigator of the project  ‘Ethnic Inequalities. A Multidimensional Analysis of Migrants’ Penalty on Occupational Achievement and Health in Italy (MEI)’ (~200,000 Euros, Fondazione Cariplo)
  • (2021-2025) Principal Investigator of Miur-Prin Grant ‘School, Work, Family and Mobility across Marginal and Central Areas (~700,000 Euros).
  • (2021-2023) Principal Investigator of the Fondazione Cariplo grant  ‘Opportunities and Constraints in Marginal and Central Areas’ (~200,000 Euros)  (~200,000 Euros)

Research groups and activities

Editorial roles

Research interests
  • Geographical inequalities and the labor market
  • Social stratification and social mobility
  • Occupational integration of immigrants
  • Geographical mobility and occupational trajectories
  • Labor market and occupational structure
  • Inequalities in educational opportunities
  • Relationship between educational systems and the labor market
  • Sociology of the family
  • Statistics for social research

I am married to Mariangela and we have two children, Michele and Francesco.

University of Milan
Department of Social and Political Sciences (SPS)
Via Conservatorio, 7
20122 Milano (Italy)
Phone (office): (+39) 02. 503.21165
email: nazareno.panichella@unimi.it