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Dipartimento di Filosofia e Beni Culturali
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Research Institute
Research Institute for Social Innovation

Giulia Garofalo Geymonat is a sociologist in the field of gender, work and sexuality. In 2017 she joined Ca’ Foscari as a lecturer and as senior researcher for the DomEqual project (ERC Starting Grant n. 678783, PI Sabrina Marchetti) and the VULNER project (EU Horizon 2020 n. 870845, PI Luc Leboeuf) after working at Lund University as a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Post-Doc Research Fellow (Sexual Assistance. A project on sex-related services for people with disabilities in Europe’IEF Award N. 302299) and as a lecturer. In 2020 she received the Italian ‘Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale’ (SSD SPS/08, 14/C2).


03/04/2020 - present: University Ca' Foscari, Dpt. Philosophy and Cultural Heritage


         EU Horizon 2020 Project VULNER: Vulnerabilities Under the Global Protection Regime (01/03/2022- present)

         ERC Project DomEQUAL: A Global Approach to Paid Domestic Work and Social Inequalities (03/04/2020 - 28/02/2022)


03/04/2017- 02/04/2020 University Ca' Foscari, Dpt. Philosophy and Cultural Heritage

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR  (RTDa, SSD SPS/09) Teaching: Migration Policies, Public Policies, Social Work and Urban Policies


01/09/2016 - 30/03/2017 Hydra e.V Foundation, Berlin

  • RESEARCH CONSULTANT, Co-PI ’Access to Mental Health for People Who Sell sex. A Participatory Study on Germany, Sweden, Italy and Britain’ funded by Open Society Foundations - Public Health Program


01/02/2015 - 30/01/2016 University of Lund, Dpt. Gender Studies

  • LECTURER. Teaching: Scandinavian Models of Equality, Theory of Science for the Social Sciences, Gender in a Global World, Social Sciences: Gender, Class, Ethnicity and Sexuality


01/11/2012-30/01/2015 University of Lund, Gender Studies



01/11/2010-28/02/2011 University of Linköping, Dpt. Gender Studies

  • GEXCEL POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW funded by GEXcel Program, Sweden


01/05/2010-31/10/2010 Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Geneva

  • RESEARCH CONSULTANT Knowledge Management Unit, funded by Global Fund 


01/02/2003-30/12/2003 University of Siena, Dpt. Political Economy

  • RESEARCH FELLOW (Borsista di ricerca) NEWR Network of European Women’s Rights, funded by European Commission, FP5



2010 - University of East London, School of Social Sciences, PHD IN SOCIOLOGY

2004 - Utrecht University, Institute History and Culture, POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM IN GENDER

2003- London School of Economics, Gender Institute, RESEARCH MASTER IN GENDER

2001 - University of Bologna, Faculty of Economics, BA&MA POLITICAL ECONOMY



2016 Open Society Foundations, Public Health Program Grant 

2016 and 2017 ProPol COST Action Short Term Scientific Missions

2015 MIUR Program Young Researchers Rita Levi Montalcini 2014 (8th position)

2011 Marie Sklodowska-Curie European FP7 Fellowship

2010 GEXcel Gender Excellence Fellowship Sweden

2004 PhD Scholarship University of East London School of Social Sciences 

2003 Huygens Grant Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education 

2002 Study-Abroad Grant University of Bologna

2000 Erasmus Grant University of Bologna 



International Sociological Association (ISA)

Associazione Italiana Sociologia (AIS)

Research Network for Domestic Workers' Rights (RN-DWR)

Standing Committee Gender and Sexuality in Migration Research (IMISCOE Consortium)

Gruppo di Ricerca Itaiano su Prostituzione e Lavoro Sessuale (GRIPS)

Rete nazionale di studi su genere e sessualita'(GIFTS)