REGA ROSSELLA

Presentation

Associate Professor, Department of Social, Political and Cognitive Sciences - DISPOC, University of Siena.

I teach Media Industry and Strategic Communication in the Master's degree in Public and Cultural Diplomacy (LM-81), Journalism and New Media in the Bachelor's degree (DM 270) in Communication Sciences and Sociology of Culture and Communication in the Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Sciences of the Health Professions, University of Siena. I am a Communication Delegate for the same Department (DISPOC) and Member of the teaching committee for the degree course in Communication Sciences. 

At the "Sapienza" University of Rome I am a member of the committee for the PhD in Communication, Social Research and Marketing, Department of Communication and Social Research.

I was a Research Fellow at the Department of Social and Economic Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome (2019-2020). Prior to this I was a Research Fellow at the Department of Communication and Social Research at the same university, where I worked on several research projects (political incivility, intermedia agenda and hybrid media system, networked publics, communication and promotion of cultural heritage, and new forms of online political participation).

I hold a Ph.D in Communication Sciences from the Sapienza University of Rome. I taught Political Communication and New Media for several years (Luiss Guido Carli University of Rome,  Sapienza University of Rome, Iulm University of Milan). I have often been a visiting fellow and visiting professor in France. 

Main fields of study: Political communication, new media and democracy, public sphere, political incivility, Journalism and new media and online hate speech.

Memberships:

Member of the Editorial Board of "Comunicazione Politica" - Il Mulino 

Member of the Editorial Board of "Mediascapes" Journal.

Member of the executive Board of the Association of Political Communication “AssoComPol”.

Member of the "American Political Science Association” (APSA).

Member of the "International Communication Association” (ICA).

Member of the "Association of Internet Researchers Conference" (AoIR).

Member of the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP - Società Italiana di Scienza Politica).

Office hours

  • Friday from 12:15 to 13:15
    Place: San Niccolò, Terzo piano, stanza 332 e online al seguente link: https://meet.google.com/tmm-biuk-eqw
    Note: Il ricevimento studenti è previsto previo appuntamento via email.

Office hours: Friday 12.15/13.15  San Niccolò, Room 332. Online link: https://meet.google.com/tmm-biuk-eqw

Please, schedule the appointment first by email (rossella.rega@unisi.it).

Teaching activities

MEDIA INDUSTRY AND STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION (2014309).

Classes begin on February 27 (Tuesday 27) - Room 5.

Timetable of lessons (in person).
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 2:30 - 4:15 PM (always in room 5)

Presidio Mattioli, Via Pierandrea Mattioli, 10 

Completion accademic year: 2024/2025

Course year: 2 First cycle degree (DM 270) COMMUNICATION SCIENCES A.Y. 2023/2024
Course year: 2 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) PUBLIC AND CULTURAL DIPLOMACY A.Y. 2023/2024
Course year: 1 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) HEALTH PROFESSIONS OF REHABILITATION SCIENCES A.Y. 2024/2025

Completion accademic year: 2023/2024

Course year: 2 First cycle degree (DM 270) COMMUNICATION SCIENCES A.Y. 2022/2023
Course year: 2 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) PUBLIC AND CULTURAL DIPLOMACY A.Y. 2022/2023
Course year: 1 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) HEALTH PROFESSIONS OF REHABILITATION SCIENCES A.Y. 2023/2024

Completion accademic year: 2022/2023

Course year: 2 First cycle degree (DM 270) COMMUNICATION SCIENCES A.Y. 2021/2022
Course year: 2 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) PUBLIC AND CULTURAL DIPLOMACY A.Y. 2021/2022
Course year: 1 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) HEALTH PROFESSIONS OF REHABILITATION SCIENCES A.Y. 2022/2023

Completion accademic year: 2021/2022

Course year: 2 First cycle degree (DM 270) COMMUNICATION SCIENCES A.Y. 2020/2021

Research

Selected publications:

  • Rega, R., Marchetti, R., Stanziano, A. (2023). Incivility in online discussion: an examination of impolite and intolerant comments. SOCIAL MEDIA + SOCIETY, 9(2), 1-12 [10.1177/20563051231180638]. - view more
  • Bentivegna, S., Rega, R. (2023). Political news diets and political attitudes in the 2019 EU elections in Italy. CONTEMPORARY ITALIAN POLITICS, 1-19 [10.1080/23248823.2023.2227522]. - view more
  • Rega, R., Marchetti, R. (2021). The strategic use of incivility in contemporary politics. The case of the 2018 Italian general election on Facebook. THE COMMUNICATION REVIEW, 1-26 [10.1080/10714421.2021.1938464]. - view more
  • Bentivegna, S., Rega, R. (2022). La politica dell'inciviltà. Bari : Laterza. - view more
  • Bentivegna, S., Rega, R. (2022). Searching for the Dimensions of Today’s Political Incivility. SOCIAL MEDIA + SOCIETY, 8(3), 1-12 [10.1177/20563051221114430]. - view more