Liana Giorgi, Ph.D., is a freelance social science research and policy consultant. Previously, she was Vice-Director at The Interdisciplinary Centre for Comparative Research in the Social Sciences, with diverse expertise in sociology, political science, public policy, and ethics of research.
During the last 15 years she has worked on numerous multi-national projects, many of which were funded by the European Union’s Research Framework Programs. Ms. Giorgi, who originally comes from Cyprus, studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Cambridge and currently lives in Vienna, Austria.
She is the author of numerous books, articles, and professional research reports. Her most recent book, co-authored, is Festivals and the Cultural Public Sphere. Her full list of publications is available at http://www.cosis.net/profile/liana.giorgi, and her blog can be read at http://lianagiorgi.wordpress.com/