Francesca Forno is Associate Professor at the University of Trento and Adjunct Professor at the University of Bergamo where she teaches Sociology and Sociology of Consumption. She has published on citizen politics and social movements. Two of her ongoing research interests are political consumerism and sustainable community movements. A special focus in these areas is on the consequences of the spread of market-based forms of action for citizens’ participation and mobilization. She is Co-director and Co-founder of University of Bergamo’s CORES LAB (research group on Consumption, Networks and Practices of Sustainable Economies) and Associate Editor of Partecipazione e Conflitto, the first Italian / International academic journal specialized in the analysis of social and political participation.