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Professor Gevisa La Rocca

Communication Technology

Kore University of Enna

Gevisa La Rocca is Associate Professor of the Sociology of Culture and Communication at Kore University of Enna, Italy. She has a BA in Sociology and a Master's in Methods and Techniques for Social Research, both from the Sapienza University of Rome, and a Doctorate in Sociology from the University of Palermo, Italy.

She has teaching experience at all levels of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses across many areas of communication at Kore University of Enna. Over the years she has mainly taught the sociology of communication, sociology of culture, Internet research, public service advertising, and the semiotics of advertising.

Her research interests include social media, human relations on social media, media and migrants, advertising, tweens in transition,  lovecasting and social bullying. Her current research work has been published in international conferences proceedings.

Gevisa's recent publications include Television clothing spots commercials for tweens in transition: A comparative analysis in Italy and Spain (Peter Lang); 'Lovecasting. Love In The Time Of The Sns: Strategies For Presenting Themselves And Analysis Of Possible Partners' (in the European Journal of Research in Social Sciences); Percorsi di comunicazione sociale. Teorie, strumenti, idee (Carocci) and From the Alphabet to the Web: How Time, Space, and Thought Have Changed (Sage Open).