Pierluigi Musarò is Associate Professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Business Law, University of Bologna, Italy, where he leads teaching modules such as 'Humanitarian Communication’ and ‘Media and Security’. He is Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Research Fellow, and at the Institute for Public Knowledge at the New York University. He is also Faculty \ Expert/Mentor for the WISE Learners' Voice Program, Qatar Foundation. He is the author of several papers in the field of migration and border, media communication, cultural sociology and sustainable tourism. He is President of the Italian NGO YODA and founding Director of IT.A.CÀ migrants and travellers: Festival of Responsible Tourism.