Sociology Graduate Students

Alberto Ganis
  • Title
    • Ph.D. Candidate
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Politics Department
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Merrill College Academic Building, Online
  • Office Hours Wednesday 9-11 am by appointment
  • Mail Stop Merrill/Crown Faculty Services

Biography, Education and Training

I am a Ph.D. student in the Politics Department at UCSC. I hold a Master’s degree in Media Studies from Erasmus University Rotterdam and a Master's degree in Politics from UCSC. My research interests include sub-state nationalism, territorial and identity politics, European comparative politics, migration, and media.


I am currently TAing for Comparative Politics and working as the TA Trainer(2020) in the Politics Dep. for the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning - CITL. I am also the Data Analysis Coordinator (GSR) for the We Belong project, P.I.s Dr. McKay & Dr. Lopez


I am part of the CIRF - Interdepartmental Center for the Development of the Language and Culture of Friuli. 

I am also the Regional Liaison (Europe) for BESS, the Black Europe Summer School.