Fausto Colombo

Fausto Colombo Mail
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

Professor of Media Communications Theories and Media and Politics at the Faculty of Political Sciences, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan.
Director of Osservatorio sulla Comunicazione, a media and communication research
center based at the Università Cattolica of Milan, involved in projects both with public institutions and private companies.
From 2001 to 2006, he has been Italian representative in European Concerted Research
Action designed as Cost Action 20 “The impact of Internet on the mass media in Europe”.
In academic year 2003-04 he has been a member of the valuation commissions of degree courses in the “Campus One” CRUI (Conferenza dei Rettori delle Università Italiane) project.
He is referee in PRIN (Cofunding of Research Projects of National Interest) projects of MIUR
(Ministero dell’Università e della Ricerca).
Since 2005 he is member of the Scientific committee of Triennale di Milano, a foundation
about design, fashion and audio-visual communication.
He is member of the editorial board of “Comunicazioni Sociali. Rivista di Media, Spettacolo e
Studi Culturali” and “Problemi dell'Informazione”.
His scientific activity concerns sociology of media, with particular attention at the global development of digitalization and at the processes of incorporation of ICTs in everyday life.
His researches support theorethical hipothesis with a strong empirical approach, more and more enclosed in an international dimension.