Raffaele Vacca, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
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Raffaele Vacca, PhD

Dr. Vacca is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Florida Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law. He is also affiliated with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and BEBR. He is a sociologist and social network analyst, and his main research interests are migration and ethnicity, health disparities, and scientific and knowledge networks.

At BEBR Dr. Vacca works on personal network methods as well as networks of professional collaboration among scientists, their evolution in time and impact on scientific activity, and strategies of network intervention to foster scientific productivity. Additional information about Dr. Vacca's work can be found at raffaelevacca.com.