Sonia Brondi

Tenure-track Researcher, Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage, Ca' Foscari University of Venice


Sonia Brondi is a tenure-track Researcher at the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, where she teaches Social Psychology and Social Relations. After earning a PhD in Social Sciences at the University of Padua, she has had research positions at Sapienza University of Rome and the University of Bologna. Her main research interests concern two main areas: environmental issues (ecological citizenship, environmental sustainability, energy transition, natural disasters) and techno-scientific issues (public perception of controversies, trust, public engagement/citizen science, gender inequalities).

Recent Publication

Brondi, S. & Neresini, F. (2018). Studying the emergence of a new social representation: Changes in thinking about nanotechnologies in early 21st century in Italy, European Journal of Social Psychology, 48(6), 815-833. DOI: 10.1002/ejsp.2369

Brondi, S., Neresini, F., & Sciandra, A. (2021). The social representation of nanotechnologies and its relationships with science and technology: Making familiar the unfamiliar between enthusiasm and caution. Journal of Risk Research. DOI: 10.1080/13669877.2021.1936606