Carmen Leccardi is professor of Cultural Sociology and director of the PhD program in Applied Sociology and Methodology of Social Research at the University of Milan-Bicocca. From 2013 to 2015 she was President of the European Sociological Association.
Has researched extensively in the field of social time, youth, gender and generations, cultural models and processes of cultural and social change. From a methodological point, she is interested in qualitative research methods, in particular hermeneutical approaches.
Among her latest books:
Un nuovo individualismo? Individualizzazione, soggettività e legame sociale (A New Individualism? Individualization, Subjectivity and Social Bonds, edited with P. Volonté), 2017, Milan: Egea; Youth, Space and Time. Agoras and Chronotopes in the Global City (edited with C. Feixa e P. Nilan), 2016, Leiden: Brill; Sociologias del tiempo, 2015, Santiago, Chile: Finis Terrae.