University of Derby
Alessio is Professor of Social Policy at the University of Derby, where he co-directs the Centre for Criminology and Social Policy Research.
His research interests include migration, social inequalities and access to public services, with a particular focus on the role of Third Sector organisations. Most recently he has been working on EU and UK funded grants on school engagement, migration and education, diverse communities in changing urban settings, intra-European migration and refugee reception.
His work employs quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods and he has particular expertise in Social Network Analysis (SNA). He is also Editor of the SPA journal Social Policy and Society.