Dr. Mattia Lento is an Early Postdoctoral Mobility Fellow at the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and Visiting Research Fellow at Pembroke College (University of Oxford).
Mattia holds a double PhD in Film Studies from the University of Zurich and the University of Milan. He has taught courses on film experience and film acting at the University of Zurich.
His main research interests now include the relationship between Italian diaspora and international cinema. He has attended different international conferences and has published academic articles and book chapters in English, German and Italian. His PhD thesis will be published in 2016 by ETS. He also works as a freelance journalist for Italian Swiss Radio (RSI/SRG-SSR).