Francesca Campomori is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage (University of Venice Cà Foscari), where she teaches Introduction to Policy Analysis, New Social Risks policies and Governance of Social Cohesion. She has a Phd in Political Science (University of Florence). From 2004 to 2010 she was research fellow at University of Bologna, Department of Political Science. In 2008 she has been visiting fellow at the University of Nottingham, School of Sociology and Social Policy. She is a member of the editorial board of the journals "Mondi Migranti" and "Politiche Sociali/Social Policies". She is also a member of the board of ESPANET Italia and IMISCOE. Her main research interests are in the field of immigration policies, especially in a local perspective, social policies and social innovation. From 2019 to 2022 she has been project leader of a three years INTERREG Central Europe Project called SIforREF (Integrating Refugees in Society and Labour Market through Social Innovation). Currently, she is coordinating the unit of research of Venice in the PRIN “De bordering activities and citizenship from below of asylum seekers in Italy. Policies, practices and people (ASIT)”.