Fabio Corsini, Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Research, is the coordinator of the Communication Program – College of Communication and Information, at Kent State University, Florence Center where he serves as adjunct professor since 2010 teaching Intercultural Communication and Fashion in the Media. He has been Research Fellow at the University of Urbino for the past three years (2014-2017) and since 2015 he is also adjunct professor of Fashion Branding at Sapienza, University of Rome. As a researcher he is interested in the role played by the media in the development of a new intercultural globalized context. He also investigates brands and brand communication strategies. He is member of Italian research projects about the representation of gender in audiovisual products and about young adult media consumption practices. He has published various articles focused on mediated representations – mainly television narratives – in relation to gender and sexual orientation. In 2014 he co-edited with F. Monceri Schegge di genere. Dagli stereotipi alla cittadinanza (Pisa: ETS, 2013). Together with P. Biondi and F. Monceri he co-authored UniversiCorti I. Tre Sguardi sulla Diversità (2014); and UniversiCorti II. Immagini da altrove (2015), two volumes on short movies and the representation of diversity. Currently he is working as co-editor on a book about made in Italy by the title Quel che resta del made in Italy (forthcoming).