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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 Assistent at 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.

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.

In 2019/2020 she offered consultancy to the European Institute of Gender Equality (EIGE) concerning "Gender inequalities in unpaid care work and on the labour market in the EU. Review of the implementation of Area F: Women and the Economy of the Beijing Platform for Action"

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Service

               

Support of the Training Working Group of the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA ERIC)

Secretary of the Executive Committee of European Values Study.

General Secretary of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA)

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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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Journal article

Lomazzi, Vera, and Daniel Seddig. 2020. "Gender role attitudes in the International Social Survey Programme: Cross-national comparability and relationships to cultural values." Cross-Cultural Research 54 (3): 1-35. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1069397120915454.

Lomazzi, Vera, Sabine Israel, and Isabella Crespi. 2019. "Gender equality in Europe and the effect of work-family balance policies on gender role attitudes." Social Sciences 8 (1): 5. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/socsci8010005.

Viola, Sarnelli, and Vera Lomazzi. 2019. "The end of pan-Arab media?: National, transnational media and identity in Morocco, Tunisia and Jordan after 2011." International Communication Gazette 81 (5): 418-444. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1748048518775002.

Seddig, Daniel, and Vera Lomazzi. 2019. "Using cultural and structural indicators to explain measurement noninvariance in gender role attitudes with multilevel structural equation modeling." Social Science Research 84 (102328). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2019.102328.

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: http://dx.doi.org/10.3280/SR2018-116012.

Halman, Loek, and Vera Lomazzi. 2018. "European Values Study: 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. https://goo.gl/Wjthz2.

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: http://dx.doi.org/10.26350/000309_000026.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2018. "Using Alignment Optimization to Test the Measurement Invariance of Gender Role Attitudes in 59 Countries." mda : methods, data, analyses 1 (12): 77-104. https://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. 2017. "Gender role attitudes in Italy: 1988-2008. A path-dependency story of traditionalism." European Societies 19 (4): 370-395. doi: http://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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0759106317710859.

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

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Contribution to edited volume

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. https://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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Monograph

Lomazzi, Vera, and Isabella Crespi. 2019. Gender mainstreaming and gender equality in Europe: Policies, culture and public opinion. Bristol: Policy Press.

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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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: http://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: http://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: http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.22708.65925.

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Other article

Lomazzi, Vera. 2020. The COVID-19 Crisis and Gender Inequality: New and Old Challenges for Europe. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.34879/gesisblog.2020.9.

Teaching

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Lecture

Lomazzi, Vera. 2020. "Gender Cultures and European Gender Equality Policies: Guest Lecture. Master course "Cultural Differences and Similarities between the

Member States of the European Union"

." Freie Universität Berlin.

Talk

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Conference contribution

Lomazzi, Vera. 2020. "European Values Study: Contribution toward Innovative Research Methods and Approaches." International Week "Innovation in Humanities and Social Sciences", Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, 17.02.2020.

Lomazzi, Vera, and Ruud Luijkx. 2019. "A first comparison of questions from the European Values ." 4th International ESS Conference. Turbolent times in Europe: Instability, Insecurity and Inequality, Universität Mannheim, Mailand, 15.04.2019.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2019. "Gender role attitudes in EVS2017: is the measurement improved?." First International Workshop of EVS2017, Tbilisi (Georgia), Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, 10.10.2019.

Maineri, Angelica , Vera Lomazzi, and Ruud Luijkx. 2019. "Studying the Priming Effect of Family Norms on Gender Roles’ Attitudes: An Experimental Design." ESRA 2019: 8th Conference of the European Survey Research Association. Zagreb (Croatia), 15.07.2019.

Lomazzi, Vera, Angelica Maineri, and Ruud Luijkx. 2019. "Studying the priming effect of family norms on gender roles’ attitudes: An experimental design." 4th International ESS Conference. Turbolent times in Europe: Instability, Insecurity and Inequality, Universität Mannheim, Mailand, 15.04.2019.

Lomazzi, Vera, and Daniel Seddig. 2019. "Why Are Gender Role Attitudes Not Equivalent across Countries?: A Cultural Explanation Using Multilevel Structural Equation Modeling." ESRA 2019 : 8th Conference of the European Survey Research Association, Zagreb (Croatia), 15.07.2019.

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.

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

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. "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. "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. 2020. "Impact of COVID-19 Crisis on Gender Equality in Care Work." Public Lectures Online Series, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, 22.05.2020. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.25953.12649. https://youtu.be/u_nysvuFTBQ.

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.

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

Lomazzi, Vera. 2019. "Comparing values in (post)crisis Europe." First International Workshop of EVS2017, Tbilisi (Georgia), Tbilisi State University, 10.10.2019 - 11.10.2019.

Lomazzi, Vera. 2019. "EVS 2017: II Workshop on Data Processing and Dissemination." University of Ljubljana, 21.02.2019 - 22.02.2019.

Soboleva, Natalia, and Vera Lomazzi. 2019. "Gender equality in comparative perspective." ESRA 2018: 8th Conference of the European Survey Research Association. Zagreb (Croatia), 15.07.2019 - 19.07.2019.

Luijkx, Ruud, Loek Halman, and Vera Lomazzi. 2019. "Session: Bridging ESS and EVS to study social attitudes, norms and values in a troubled Europe." 4th International ESS Conference. Turbolent times in Europe: Instability, Insecurity and Inequality, Universität Mannheim, Mailand, 15.04.2019 - 17.04.2019.

Luijkx, Ruud, and Vera Lomazzi. 2019. "Using the European Values Study (1981-2017) for the Comparative Study of Value Change: Substantive Insights and Methodological Challenges." ESRA 2019: 8th Conference of the European Survey Research Association. Zagreb (Croatia), 15.07.2019 - 19.07.2019.

Lomazzi, Vera, and Ruud Luijxk. 2018. "Panel: The European Values Study: a project that bridges past and future. 40 years of values research and methodological innovations ." 71° WAPOR Conference , 27.06.2018 - 30.06.2018.

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.