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Professore Associato

Mauro Sarrica
E-mail: mauro.sarrica@uniroma1.it
Orario di ricevimento : da concordare via e-mail, anche per gli studenti che necessitano di tutoraggio per il corso di laurea in Scienze e Tecnologie della Comunicazione
Sede: Via Salaria 113
Stanza: T-037, piano terra
Telefono: 06 4991 8524

Mauro Sarrica, Dottore di Ricerca in Psicologia Sociale e della Personalità.

Si interessa di costruzione sociale della conoscenza, stabilità e cambiamento nelle credenze sociali e psicologia per la pace. I suoi studi si concentrano principalmente sui processi di interpretazione e co-costruzione della realtà in situazioni di cambiamento.

Adottando questa prospettiva ha approfondito lo studio delle rappresentazioni sociali di pace, guerra e conflitto. Sviluppi delle sue ricerche lo hanno condotto a investigare la costruzione sociale dei conflitti ambientali e la rappresentazione della cittadinanza.

Responsabile nazionale Progetto FIRB – Futuro in ricerca 2010: “ACCESI - Analisi socio-costruttivista delle comunità per l’energia sostenibile italiane”.

Ha preso parte a persi progetti di ricerca internazionali ed interdisciplinari su Internet e le tecnologie della comunicazione. In questi ambiti ha studiato le rappresentazioni sociali delle ICTs, l'impatto di Internet sulle pratiche di giornalismo, l'uso dei forum online al fine di motivare e coordinare l'azione collettiva.

Tra le sue competenze annovera l'uso di software per analisi qualitative e quantitative di dati testuali.

È membro di associazioni scientifiche quali EASP, IAPS e AIP.

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Mauro Sarrica, Ph.D in Personality and Social Psychology.

His main interests are social construction of knowledge, stability and change of social beliefs, and peace psychology. His studies focus mainly on how people interpret and co-construct social reality in order to face changes and novelties.

In this perspective he has investigated the social representation of peace, war and conflict. Developments of his research brought him to investigate the social construction of environmental conflicts and the social representations of citizenship.

He has been involved in several international and interdisciplinary researches on Internet and Communication Technologies. In these fields he studied the social representations of ICTs, the impact of Internet on journalist's practices, the use of online forum to motivate and coordinate collective actions.

His skills include the use of software for the qualitative and quantitative analyses of textual data. He is member of EASP, IAPS and AIP scientific associations.

 

Research Papers (2014 - today)

Sarrica, M., Roseti, A., Brondi, S., Cervelli, P., Leone, G. (in press). Flooded by a Wall of Water: Parent-Child Reminiscing about Local Environment and Unwanted Changes. Qualitative Research in Psychology. doi: 10.1080/14780887.2016.1169340
 
Sarrica, M., Farinosi, M., Comunello, F., Brondi, S., Parisi, L., Fortunati, L. (in press). Shaken and Stirred. Social Representations, Social Media and Community Empowerment in Emergency Contexts. Semiotica
 
Sarrica, M., Brondi, S., Cottone, P., Mazzara, B. (2016). One, no one one hundred thousands transitions in europe. Energy Research and Social Science, 13, 1-14. doi:10.1016/j.erss.2015.12.019
 
Sarrica, M., Brondi, S., Piccolo, C., Mazzara, M. (2016 online). The unconscious approach to sustainable energy:  Italian parliamentary debates in the years 2009-2012. Society and Natural Resouces. doi: 10.1080/08941920.2015.1095379
 
Sarrica, M., Carman, P., Brondi, S., Mazzara, B. (2015). Beyond Wind Turbines, Solar Panels and Beautiful Landscapes: An Exploration of the Figurative Nucleus of Sustainable Energy in Italy. International Review of Social Psychology, 28(4), 81-113.
 
Pola, L., Sarrica, M., Contarello, A. (2015). Imprenditori di identità a Palazzo Marino. Valori e cittadinanza nei discorsi di insediamento dei Sindaci di Milano dal dopoguerra a oggi. Psicologia Sociale, 3, 223-256. doi: 10.1482/81370
 
Fortunati, L., Esposito, A., Sarrica, M., Ferrin, G. (2015). Children's knowledge and imaginary about robots. International Journal of Social Robotics, 7, 685–695. doi: 10.1007/s12369-015-0316-9
 
Mannarini, T., Boffi, M., Brondi, S., Sarrica, M. (2015). Collective action as response to unresponsive institutions: A psychological insight into the theory of counter-democracy. Psicologia Sociale, 2, 123-140. doi: 10.1482/80761
 
Brondi, S., Sarrica, M., Caramis, A., Piccolo, C., & Mazzara, B. M. (2015 online). Italian parliamentary debates on energy sustainability: How argumentative “short-circuits” affect public engagement. Public Understanding of Science. doi:10.1177/0963662515580067
 
 

Research Papers (2009- 2014)

Roseti, A., Brondi, S., Leone, G.,  Sarrica, M. (2014). A  trent’anni dalla inaugurazione della diga di Monte Cotugno Un’analisi psico-sociale sulle conseguenze a lungo termine dei conflitti ambientali. PRISMA, 3, 93-102. doi: 10.3280/PRI2014-003008

Leone, G., Sarrica, M. (2014). Making room for negative emotions about the national past: An explorative study of effects of parrhesia on Italian colonial crimes. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 1–13. doi:10.1016/j.ijintrel.2014.08.008

Sarrica, M., Brondi, S., Gavrila, M., Ferrucci, M., (2014). Between representation and self-perception. What kind of energy citizenship in Italy? IAPS Bulletin, 41, 13-17

Nencini, A., Sarrica, M., Contarello, A., Cancian, R. (2014). Pain as social representation. A study with Italian health professionals involved in the ‘Health and territory without pain’ project. Health Promotion International.doi:10.1093/heapro/dau027

Leone, G. Siag, M. Sarrica, M. (2014). What Does It Mean to Be Muslim / Arab / Young / Palestinian / Palestinian Refugee? Self Definitions and Emotional Reactions to Social Identity Complexity among Young Palestinian Refugees Living in Diaspora. Papers on Social Representations, 23, 7.1-7.23.

Sarrica, M., Brondi, S., Cottone, P. (2014). Italian Views on Sustainable Energy: Trends in the Representations of Energy, the Energy System, and the User in the Years 2009-2011. Nature & Culture, 9(2), 122-145. doi:10.3167/nc.2014.090202

Brondi, S., Armenti, A., Cottone, P., Mazzara, B., Sarrica, M. (2014).Parliamentary and press discourses on sustainable energy in Italy: No more hard paths, not yet soft paths. Energy Research and Social Science, 2, 38-48. doi:/10.1016/j.erss.2014.04.011

Nencini, A., Sarrica, M., Cancian, R., Contarello, A. (2014). Pain as social representation: a study with Italian health professionals involved in the “Hospital and District without Pain” project. Health Promotion International. doi:10.1093/heapro/dau027

Sarrica, M., Michelon, G., Bobbio, A., Ligorio, S. (2014). Employer Branding in nonprofit organizations. An exploration of factors that affect attractiveness, identification with the organization, and promotion: The case of Emergency. TPM: Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 21(1), 3-20.

Ye, W. M., Sarrica, M., Fortunati, L. (2014). Two selves and online forums in China. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 17, 1-11. doi:10.1111/ajsp.12034

Ye, W., Sarrica, M., Fortunati, L. (2014). A study on Chinese bulletin board system forums: how Internet users contribute to set up the contemporary notions of family and marriage. Information, Communication & Society, 17(7), 889-905. doi:10.1080/1369118X.2013.854823

Brondi, S., Sarrica, M., Cibin, R., Neresini, F., Contarello, A. (2012). The Chiampo River 30 Years Later: Long-Term Effects of Environmental Regulations on Social Representations. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 22, 283-299. doi:10.1002/casp

Brondi, S., Sarrica, M., Nencini, A. (2012). Youth Participation In Environmental Issues: A Study With Italian Adolescents. Human Affairs, 22(3), 390–404.

Sarrica, M., Mazzara, B. M. (2012). Il paesaggio come risorsa: tra conservazione e nuove attività produttive. Sociologia Urbana e Rurale, 99, 123–139.

Leone, G., Sarrica, M. (2012). Challenging the Myth of Italians as ‘Good Fellows’: Is Clarity About In-group Crimes the Best Choice When Narrating a War to Its Perpetrators’ Descendants? Papers on Social Representations, 21, 11.1-11.28.

Leone, G., Sarrica, M. (2012). When ownership hurts: Remembering the in-group wrongdoings after a long lasting collective amnesia. Human Affairs, 22(4), p. 603-612 

Gasparini, G., Sarrica, M., Contarello, A. (2011). Processi di regolazione emotiva e benessere emotivo nell’invecchiamento. Uno studio sul modello della Socioemotional Selectivity Theory di Carstensen. Ricerche di Psicologia, 1, 63-85.

Sarrica, M. (2011). The brigands and the nuclear waste deposit: when a new environmental conflict becomes intractable. Societal and political psychology international review, 2(2), 115-128.

Bobbio, A., Nencini, A., Sarrica, M. (2011). Il Moral Foundation Questionnaire: Analisi della struttura fattoriale della versione italiana. Giornale di Psicologia, 5(1-2), 7-18.

Fortunati, L., Sarrica, M.. (2011). Insights from journalists on the future of the press. Communications, 36(2), 123-146 

MacGregor, P., Balcytiene, A., Fortunati, L., Nuust, V., O'Sullivan, J., Roussou, N., Salaverria, R., Sarrica, M. (2011). A cross-regional comparison of selected European newspaper journalists and their evolving attitudes towards the internet - Including a single-country focus on the UK. Journalism, 12(5), 627-646.

Sarrica, M. (2010). ICTs Meanings and Practices: Contributions from the Social Representation Approach. The Journal of Community Informatics, 6(3) [http://www.ci-journal.net/index.php/ciej/article/view/731] 

Sarrica, M., Grimaldi, F., Nencini, A. (2010). Youth, citizenship and media: An exploration from the social representations perspective. Revue Internationale de Psychologie Sociale, 23(4), 37-62.

Sarrica, M., Fortunati, L., O’Sullivan, J., Balcytiene, A., Macgregor, P., Vallo, N., Roussou, N., Meso, K., Pereira, X., de Luca., F. (2010). The early stages of the integration of the internet in EU newsrooms. European Journal of Communication, 25(4), 413-422 .

14. Fortunati, L., Sarrica, M. (2010). The future of the press. Insights from the socio-technical approach. The Information Society, 26(4), 247-255. [Pubblicato anche come Fortunati, L. & Sarrica, M.. (2012)]

Sarrica, M., Wachelke, J. (2010). Peace and War as Social Representation: A structural exploration with Italian adolescents. Universitas Psychologica, 9(2), 315-330.

Bobbio, A., Sarrica, M. (2009). Horizontal and Vertical Inpidualism and Collectivism: an Italian adaptation of Singelis et al.’s scale and its relations with Conflict Management and Leadership styles. TPM - Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 16(4), 209-226.

Contarello, A., Cancian, R., Sarrica, M., Nencini, A. (2009). Il dolore come rappresentazione conpisa. Indagine con operatori della salute all’interno del progetto della Regione Veneto “Ospedale e territorio senza dolore”. Psicologia della Salute, 2009/2, 27-49. 

Fortunati, L., Sarrica, M., O’Sullivan, J., Balcytiene, A., Harro-Loit, H., Macgregor, P., Roussou, N., Salaverría, R., de Luca. F. (2009). The influence of the Internet on European journalism. Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, 14(4), 928-963.

 

Volumes and Chapters (2014- today)

Taipale, S., de Luca, F., Sarrica, M., & Fortunati, L. (2015). Robot Shift from Industrial Production to Social Reproduction. In J. Vincent, S. Taipale, B. Sapio, G. Lugano, L. Fortunati (Eds.). Social Robots from a Human Perspective (pp. 11-24). Berlin: Springer. [ISBN: 978-3-319-15671-2; e-ISBN: 978-3-319-15672-9; doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-15672-9_2].

 

Volumes and Chapters (2009-2014)

Sarrica, M., Germani, M.P., Brondi, S. (2014). Istanti, ore, giorni dopo il terremoto. Spunti dall'analisi dei Tweet per la Psicologia dell'Emergenze. In: F. Comunello (Ed.). Emergenze "social": Il ruolo dei social media nella comunicazione d’emergenza. Roma: Guerini Editore.

Denison, T., Sarrica, M., Stillman, L. (Eds.) (2014). Theories, Practices and Examples for Community and Social Informatics. Melbourne: Monash University Publishing [ISBN (print): 978-1452 1867-62-0; (Online): 978-1-921861-63-1].

Sarrica. M., Fortunati, L., Contarello, A. (2014). New Technologies, Ageing and Social Well-Being in a Southern Italian Context. In T. Denison, M. Sarrica & L. Stillman (Eds.), Theories, Practices and Examples for Community and Social Informatics (pp.19-44). Melbourne: Monash University Publishing [ISBN (print): 978-1452 1867-62-0; (Online): 978-1-921861-63-1].

Leone, G., Mazzara, B.M., Sarrica, M. (2013). La psicologia sociale. Dai processi mentali alle dinamche di comunicazione (Cap. II, III, VI). Roma-Bari: Laterza [ISBN: 9788842099239]

Sarrica, M., Wachelke, J. (2012). Make (?) not War! Are the social representations of Peace and War antonyms? In S. Gibson & S. Mollan (Eds.) Representations of Peace and Conflict. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 163-186 [ISBN: 9780230298668].

Leone, G., Mingo, I., Sarrica, M., Treglia, B. (2012). Alcohol as an object of social construction: a mixed methods approach to joint analysis of the press and the Italian laws. In: A. Dister, D. Longrée, G. Purnelle (Eds). JADT 2012, 11es Journées Internationales d'analyse statistique des données textuelles. Liegi, 13-15 juin 2012, vol. 1, p. 603-616. [ISBN: 9782960124606]

Brondi, S., Nencini, A., Romaioli, D., Sarrica, M., Contarello, A. (2012) Quadri dal passato. Indagine su argomentazioni di questioni ambientali tra comunità, cittadinanza attiva e territorio. In D. Giovannini & L. Vezzali (Eds.). Immigrazione, processi interculturali e cittadinanza attiva. Caserta: Edizioni Melagrana (ISBN 9788863350876).

Fortunati, L., Sarrica, M.. (2012). The future of the press. Insights from the socio-technical approach. In D.K. Herold, H. Sawhney & L. Fortunati (Eds.). Understanding Creative Users of ICTs Users as Social Actors. London: Routledge [ISBN: 978-0-415-69747-7].

Ye, W., Sarrica, M., Fortunati, L. (2011). Family and Marriage in Chinese BBS Forums. Conference Proceedings - CIRN Community Informatics Conference - 9-11 November 2011, Monash Centre Prato, Italy. Subtitle: "To measure or not to measure: that is the question". [ISBN 978-0-9581058-9-7]

Contarello, A., Sarrica, M., Romaioli, D. (2011). Ageing In A Broadband Society: An Exploration On Icts, Emotional Experience And Social Well-Being Within A Social Representation Perspective. In: F. Colombo, L. Fortunati (eds.). Broadband Society And Generational Changes (Vol. 5, pp. 247-258). Frankfurt Am Main: Peter Lang. [ISBN 978-3-631-60419-9 hb; 978-3-653-00756-5 (eBook)]

Contarello, A., Sarrica, M., Romaioli, D. (2009). Ageing in a broadband society: an exploration on ICTs, emotional experience and social well-being within a social representation perspective. in B. Sapio, L. Haddon, E. Mante-Meijer, L. Fortunati, T. Turk & E. Loos (eds). The Good, the Bad and the Challenging: The user and the future of information and communication technologies. Koper (SL): ABS Center, 482-492 (ISBN: 978-88-366-1289-5).

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