About Dr. Francesco Pontarelli
Dr Francesco Pontarelli is a postdoctoral research fellow at the SARChI Chair in Community, Adult, and Worker Education at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Johannesburg; a MSc in Labour, Social Movements, and Development from SOAS, University of London; and an MA in International Relations from ‘L’Orientale’, University of Naples, Italy. His areas of research embrace fields useful for transformative processes, including Gramsci’s thought, critical pedagogy, international political economy, and labor and social movement studies. He is the editorial manager and book review editor of Notebooks: The Journal for Studies on Power, published by Brill.