Dr Federico Genovesi is a Lecturer of Sociology in the School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences. In 2022, Federico was awarded an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Federico’s research concerns the broader fields of sociology of migration, sociology of sport, social movement studies and urban studies. His work focuses in particular on the role played by solidarity grassroots football in the lives and senses of belonging of refugees and people seeking asylum. Federico’s interests lie in the analysis of practices and discourses of inclusion/exclusion in multicultural urban locales as well as the effects on those who face challenges at the intersection of class, ‘race’, gender, religion, physical (dis)ability.
In June 2023, he was awarded the European Association for Sociology of Sport’s Young Researcher Award. His latest study has been published in the International Journal for the Sociology of Sport.
Federico is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has experience in teaching a wide range of sociology modules, including Introduction to Sociology, Racism and Diverse Societies, and Sociology of Health and Illness.