MA, Sociology, University of Chicago
MA, Asia Pacific Studies, University of San Francisco
Laurea (BA), Languages and Economic and Juridical Institutions of East Asia, Ca' Foscari University
Caterina Fugazzola is a PhD Candidate in Sociology. Her general interests include social movements, gender and sexuality studies, sociolinguistics, and qualitative research methods. Cate’s doctoral work focuses on the tactical use of language in the context of social movements, and on the impact and strategic relevance of culture in the creation and diffusion of contentious discourses. Her dissertation project centers on LGBT organizing in China, and particularly on the dynamic interactions of discourse, culture, and strategy in processes and conceptualizations of social change.