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Marta Soligo, M.A.

Research Assistant
Department(s): International Gaming Institute
Office: SFB 247
Mail Code: 6037
Phone: 702-895-5470
Email: marta.soligo@unlv.edu

Biography

Marta Soligo is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), where she teaches Sociology of Leisure and Tourism. A research assistant at the UNLV International Gaming Institute, Soligo also collaborates with Università di Bergamo (Italy) as a researcher in the field of Cultural Studies.

She graduated with a master’s degree in Planning and Management of Tourism Systems at Università di Bergamo in 2012. In 2013, she was invited as a visiting scholar by UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) to investigate the creation of tourism spaces and phenomena linked to the Hollywood industry.

She has presented her academic work at several conferences organized by professional associations in sociology and international institutions, such as: UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization) and ICOM (International Council of Museums). Additionally, Soligo collaborates with Italian websites and media, publishing articles on her research areas.