Full professor of Psychology of communication, and vice-director of CIRPA, at the Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. He is past-Head of the Department of Developmental and Socialization Processes of the same University. His research interests are on urban quality indicators and social identity processes applied to environment and to organizations. He authored and co-authored many articles, chapters and books, including “Environmental psychology: from spatial-physical environment to sustainable development” within the Handbook of Environmental Psychology (Wiley, 2002) and the volume “Psychological Theories for Environmental Issues” (Ashgate, 2003). He has coordinated and participated to several national and international funded projects.