Dr Francesca Romana Ammaturo is Senior Lecturer in Sociology and human rights at the University of Roehampton. Her expertise is in the field of LGBTQI issues and human rights, LGBTQI social movements, European human rights, and European Citizenship. Francesca Romana has written on range of issues, from homonationalist sexual citizenship in Europe to debates on “gestational surrogacy” in Italy, Pride Events, as well as children’s rights in relation to gender and sexuality.
In 2017, she has authored the monograph titled “European Sexual Citizenship: Human Rights, Bodies, and Identities” for Palgrave. Her research currently focuses on LGBTQI activism and human rights in Southern Europe.