Fabrizio Bernardi is an Italian sociologist and social demographer. He is full professor of Sociology at the European University Institute in Florence, while on special leave from the National Distance Education University (UNED) in Madrid.
His substantive research focuses on inequality, social mobility, compensatory advantage and family dynamics.


Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento
First degree in Statistics and Demography, University of Bologna

Academic position

2012-present Chair of the board of the European Consortium for Sociological Research (ECSR)
2017-present Co-Director of The Comparative Life Course and Inequality Research Centre (CLIC), European University Institute
2018-present Advisory Board Member, WZB
2016-2019 Head of Department, SPS Department, European University Institute
2007-2012 Board Member, European Consortium for Sociological Research