Graduate Student Directory

Alberto Ganis
  • Title
    • Ph.D. Candidate
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Politics Department
  • Affiliations Writing Program
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Merrill College Academic Building, Online
  • Mail Stop Merrill/Crown Faculty Services

Biography, Education and Training

I am a Ph.D. candidate 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, regional institutions, territorial and identity politics, European comparative politics, migration, and media.


I am teaching 'Introduction to Legal Studies' and 'Rhetoric and Inquiry'. I am writing my dissertation project titled 'Explaining Cross-Regional Variation in Territorial Governance: The Case of the Italian Regions'.


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