Vera Lomazzi

Dr. Vera Lomazzi

Data Archive for the Social Sciences
International Surveys
Employee

Unter Sachsenhausen 6-8
50667 Köln

+49 (0221) 47694 - 479
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Vita

Vera received her PhD from Universitá Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, in 2015. In her thesis she compared gender role attitudes across 22 European countries and analyzed their change over time.
In 2014-15 she took part as trainer and consultant in UNICEF funded project in South Lebanon. Until April 2016 she was involved in the Arab Transition project as Quantitative Research Assistantat the University of Aberdeen, where she is now Honorary Research Fellow.
In May 2016 she joined GESIS as Research Fellow working at the PROMISE projects (PROMoting youth Involvement and Social Engagement: Opportunities and challenges for 'conflicted' young people across Europe).
Since 2018 she is Senior Researcher.
She is Communication Officer and Secretary of the Executive Committee of European Values Study.

On November 6th, 2018 she achieved the National Scientific Qualification for Associate Professor in General Sociology (SSD SPS/07) according to the regulation of the Italian Law 240/2010; D.M. 120/2016; D.P.R. 95/2016.

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Research

Her substantive research mainly focuses on the cross-cultural study of gender equality and gender role attitudes, youth engagement, and collective identities. She has a specific interest in the quality of the instruments adopted by large cross-sectional survey programs and on their measurement equivalence. 

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Publications

Publication

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Monograph

Lomazzi, Vera. 2016. Donne e sfera pubblica. I valori degli europei a confronto. . Milan: Franco Angeli.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2014. Buone prassi per la rappresentanza di genere: una road map per il territorio bresciano. Brescia: Arti Grafiche Vannini.

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Journal article

Halman, Loek, and Vera Lomazzi. 2018. "A unique cross-national comparative and longitudinal survey research project on basic human values in Europe." Journal of the Belarusian State University. Sociology (3): 24-35.

Lomazzi, Vera, and Cristiano Vezzoni. 2018. "Consolidamento e innovazione nelle survey transnazionali europee: (Consolidation and innovation in European cross-national surveys)." Sociologia e ricerca sociale 116 (2): 143-158. doi: dx.doi.org/10.3280/SR2018-116012.

Crespi, Isabella, and Vera Lomazzi. 2018. "Gender Mainstreaming Policies and Gender Equality in Europe: Policies, Legislation and Eurobarometer Surveys." Studi di Sociologia 56 (1): 23-40. doi: dx.doi.org/10.26350/000309_000026.

Viola, Sarnelli, and Vera Lomazzi. 2018. "The end of pan-Arab media? National, transnational media and identity in Morocco, Tunisia and Jordan after 2011." International Communication Gazette Online First 1-27. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1177/1748048518775002.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2017. "Gender role attitudes in Italy: 1988-2008. A path-dependency story of traditionalism." European Societies 19 (4): 370-395. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1080/14616696.2017.1318330.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2017. "Testing the Goodness of the EVS Gender Role Attitudes Scale." Bulletin of Sociological Methodology/Bulletin de Méthodologie Sociologique 135 (1): 90-100. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1177/0759106317710859.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2017. "Using Alignment Optimization to Test the Measurement Invariance of Gender Role Attitudes in 59 Countries." mda : methods, data, analyses online first 1-27. doi.org/10.12758/mda.2017.09.

Quandt, Markus, and Vera Lomazzi. 2017. "“Faith, Love, and Hope, These Three”: On the (Non-) Effects of Christian Religiosity on Citizens’ Identification with Europe." Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia 58 (4): 831-860.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2016. "Etica e Ricerca sociologica: neutralità o impegno verso i valori? Analisi di un caso esemplificativo: l’European Values Study." Sociologia e Politiche Sociali (1): 127-160.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2016. "Middle East Refugee Response and Gender Equality Challenges." Journal of Global Faultlines 3 (1): 56-54. globalfaultlines.files.wordpress.com/2016/04/article_6.pdf.

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Contribution to edited volume

Lomazzi, Vera. 2018. "Le donne nel sindacato: il protagonismo silenzioso." In Protagonisti della rappresentanza. Viaggio esplorativo tra i delegati della CISL lombarda

, edited by Ivana Pais, Luca Pesenti, and Giancarlo Rovati, 243-267. Bologna: Il Mulino.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2017. "Accoglienza dei rifugiati e culture di genere." In Immigrazione e contesti locali. Annuario CIRMIB 2017, 255-265. Milan: Vita e Pensiero.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2017. "Ai margini della partecipazione Giovani NEET e (in)attivismo politico in Europa." In Una generazione in panchina. Da Neet a risorsa per il paese? Ricerche ed esperienze a confronto, edited by Sara Alfieri, and Emiliano Sironi, 132-142. Milan: Vita e Pensiero.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2017. "Assessment and Monitoring." In Psychosocial Approach Handbook, edited by Resilience Onlus, 137-146. Beirut: AVSI.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2017. "Gender Equality and Resilience Development." In Psychosocial Approach Handbook, edited by Resilience Onlus, 71-86. Beirut: AVSI. www.researchgate.net/publication/314895154_Gender_Equality_and_Resilience_Development.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2017. "Intercultural approach." In Psychosocial Approach Handbook, edited by Resilience Onlus, 87-102. Beirut: AVSI.

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Working and discussion paper

Abbott, Pamela, Andrea Teti, Vera Lomazzi, Cristian Luguzan, Roger John Sapsford, Ilia Xypolia, Viola Sarnelli, and Kathryn Vincent. 2016. The Arab Transformations Report on Political, Economic and Social Attitudes, 2013: Algeria. Aberdeen: University of Aberdeen. doi: dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.12642.32961.

Abbott, Pamela, Andrea Teti, Vera Lomazzi, Cristian Luguzan, Roger John Sapsford, Ilia Xypolia, Viola Sarnelli, and Kathryn Vincent. 2016. The Arab Transformations Report on Political, Economic and Social Attitudes, 2013: Tunisia. Aberdeen: University of Aberdeen. doi: dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.19353.21606.

Abbott, Pamela, Vera Lomazzi, Cristian Luguzan, Ilia Xypolia, Viola Sarnelli, Jakub Smigielsk, Kathryn Vincent, and Andrea Teti. 2016. The Arab Transformations Report on Political, Economic and Social Attitudes, 2014: Libya. Aberdeen: University of Aberdeen. doi: dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.22708.65925.

Talk

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Conference contribution

Lomazzi, Vera. 2018. "Measurement equivalence: approaches and methods to assess invariance." 8th LCSR International Workshop “Quantitative Research of Social Changes across the World", Higher School of Economics, 12.04.2018.

Israel, Sabine, Vera Lomazzi, and Markus Quandt. 2018. "Motivators, facilitators, and inibitors of young adults' societal and political engagement: the impact of immediate living conditions and the larger societall context." GESIS Political Science Research Roundtable Spring 2018, 25.05.2018.

Luijkx, Ruud, and Vera Lomazzi. 2018. "The European Values Study from 1981 to 2026: Methodological developments." 71° WAPOR Conference , 27.06.2018.

Israel, Sabine, Markus Quandt, and Vera Lomazzi. 2018. "Young adults´ societal engagement in Europe: The role of socio-economic background and the larger societal context." XVII Annual Conference of Yoth Studies: session 10) PANEL 1: Alternative forms of social participation, 05.11.2018.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2017. "Donne e sfera pubblica. I valori degli europei a confronto: il paradosso italiano." Le donne contano? Partecipazione e leadership nei ruoli pubblici, 31.03.2017.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2017. "Donne e sfera pubblica: i valori degli europei a confronto." Donne e uomini tra lavoro familiare e dimensione pubblica, 23.05.2017.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2017. "Exact and approximate approaches to test the measurement invariance of gender role attitudes in 58 countries." ESRA 2017: 7th conference of the European Survey Research Association, 19.07.2017.

Crespi, Isabella, and Vera Lomazzi. 2017. "Gender mainstreaming and work-family balance: an overview of the Eurobarometer data." 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA), 31.08.2017.

Lomazzi, Vera, and Markus Quandt. 2017. "Is There A Religious Base for Feelings of European Identity?." ESRA 2017: 7th conference of the European Survey Research Association, 21.07.2017.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2016. "Ai margini della partecipazione. Giovani NEET e (in)attivismo politico in Europa." Neeting. Convegno Nazionale sui Neet, 03.11.2016.

Sarnelli, Viola, and Vera Lomazzi. 2016. "Being (a young) Arab today. Old and new media convergence and political identity in the Arab countries." Contemporary Political Youth Culture and Communication, 18.07.2016.

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Contribution not at conference

Lomazzi, Vera. 2017. "Atteggiamenti verso i diritti delle minoranze religiose e delle donne nel mondo arabo." Appartenenze religiose e convivenza sociale nel mondo arabo: nove paesi a confronto, 17.03.2017.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2016. "Testing cross-time measurement invariance of social solidarity in 33 countries." EVS Workshop "European identity, Solidarity and Generations", 15.04.2016.

Organisation

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Event

Xypolia, Ilia, and Vera Lomazzi. 2016. "After the Uprisings: Political, Economic, and Social Transformations in the Middle East and North Africa." Arab Transitions , Edinburgh, 31.05.2016.

Vezzoni, Cristiano, Vera Lomazzi, and Ferruccio Biolcati-Rinaldi. 2015. "First Italian Conference on the European Values Study." Prima Conferenza Italiana dell’European Values Study: “Italia e Europa: valori, generazioni e territorio dagli anni 80 ad oggi. Analisi e riflessioni a partire dallo studio European Values Study”, Trento, 12.11.2015 - 13.11.2015.