Link Campus University - Rome

Nicola Ferrigni is Assistant Professor in Political Sociology at Link Campus University in Rome (Italy), and scientific director of Link LAB (Social Research Centre) and the two research units Generazione Proteo and Suicides for economic reasons. In the same university he teaches “General and Political Sociology”; he is also the director of the I Level Master in Public Security and Soft Target.

From 2002 to 2010 he was senior researcher at Eurispes (Political, Economic and Social Research Centre), directing six editions of “Rapporto Italia”, 4 editions of Eurispes-Telefono Azzurro Research Report on childhood and adolescence and several other researches concerning the social effects of public policies. From 2005 to 2009 he was Adjunct Professor of “Methods of Evaluation of Public Policies and Services” at Guglielmo Marconi University of Rome.

His researches focus on the analysis of public policies and their social effects, especially referring to public order and security in sports events and demonstrations/street protests; sport and hooligans; relationship between young people, politics and society; welfare and social policies; bullying and cyberbullying; suicides for economic reasons; crisis communication.

In the field of public order and sports events security, he has participated and directed several researches working with Italian Minister of Interiors (Sports Events National Research Unit) and Rome Police Headquarters. He is also Adjunct Professor of “Sociology” and “Crisis Communication” at Italian Police Improvers Courses.


  • C’era una volta l’ultrà (EuriLink, 2013)
  • Generazione Proteo. Giovani e politica: opinione, impegno e aspettative (EuriLink, 2013)
  • Welfare aziendale in un gioco dove nessuno perde e tutti guadagnano. Indagine nazionale sullo stato del welfare aziendale (Gangemi, 2014)
  • Dieci anni di ordine pubblico. Focus sulle manifestazioni politiche-sindacali-sportive (EuriLink, 2015)
  • “La violenza negli stadi. Il modello italiano per la sicurezza” (Rassegna italiana di valutazione, 2015)


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