Paolo Landri is a senior researcher at the CNR-IRPPS, National Research Council Institute of Research on Population and Social Policies, and is the deputy director of the Research Unit in Fisciano (Salerno). Currently, he is head of INPOS, a large research programme on the mapping of innovation in social policies and current welfare regimes.
He has a degree in Sociology, a post-graduate diploma in Social Science Data Analysis and Collection from the University of Essex (UK) and a PhD in Sociology of Innovation Processes in Southern Italy from the “Federico II” University in Naples. He is specialized in sociology of education, research methodologies and organizational studies, having participated in many research projects on these topics at national and international level. Recently, his main research interests have concerned educational organizations, professional learning and educational policies. He is now involved in national and international research projects on the new morphology of schools, and in particular on the transformations of educational settings triggered by digital technologies and platforms.
Internationally, he is the link convenor of the network 28 “Sociologies of Education” European Educational Research Association, he is an associate member of ProPEL (Professional Practice, Education and Leadership) at the University of Stirling, and is a board member of several international journals (Mediterranean Journal of Educational Studies; Malta Review of Educational Research; Italian Journal of Sociology of Education; European Educational Research Journal).
He was editor of the collective book: Prendersi Cura del Welfare. Altravista, and author of the forthcoming book: Digital Governance of Education. Technologies, Standards and Europeanization of Education. London: Bloomsbury.