Marta Soligo
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Marta Soligo, Ph.D.

Research Faculty

Department(s)
International Gaming Institute
Office
SFB 247
Mail Code
6037
Phone
702-895-5470

Biography

Marta Soligo works as a Research Faculty at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’s International Gaming Institute, conducting qualitative research for the Nevada Problem Gambling Project. At UNLV, she also teaches Sociology of Leisure. Soligo is a Visiting Professor at the Università di Bergamo (Italy), where she teaches Sociology of Tourism. Her most recent interests center around two main topics: sustainable tourism in cultural landscapes and immigrant labor in hospitality. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from UNLV and her master’s degree in Planning and Management of Tourism Systems from the Università di Bergamo (Italy). In 2013, she was a visiting scholar for the Center for Research in Engineering, Media and Performance (REMAP) at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), investigating tourism phenomena within the Hollywood industry. She has presented her works at several conferences by professional associations and international institutions, such as UNWTO (World Tourism Organization) and ASA (the American Sociological Association).