Federico Lucchesi is a Ph.D.Candidate and Research Assistant at the Institute of Digital Technologies for Communication (ITDxC). He is a research associate in the project "Visualized relationships - functions and problems. A repertoire-oriented investigation of visual and image-related communication among couples and friends in Switzerland", funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF).
He is the Teaching Assistant of the BA course "ICT, Media & Società".
He holds a BA in Communication Sciences and a MA in Advertising and Communication for the Public and Private Sectors, both achieved at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan with a grade of 110 cum laude/110. After his academic studies, he accomplished a state course in Digital Marketing.
Between 2010 and 2018 he worked for several national and international companies as Journalist (SKY Italia, Nonsoloambiente, Il Diciotto), Radio Speaker (Radio21), Digital Communication Specialist (STF), Copywriter (Ventura), Content Editor (Vox), Events Manager (24hAssistance) and Qualitative Market Researcher (Periscope); he also co-founded a Cinema Association (Fool Moon) and worked independently as Public Speaking Consultant.
His research interests include social media, visual and online communication, interpersonal communication, and creative visual methods for qualitative research.
From October 2019 to September 2020 he was the PhDs Representative in the Communication, Culture and Society Faculty Council.
From January 2020 (- in course), he is a board member of The Complaints Commission.