Martina Giuffrè is a researcher and professor of Cultural Anthropology at the University of Parma. She has worked on migration issues (both Italian emigration abroad and foreign immigration in Italy), gender, local-global relations and oral sources. In recent years she has dealt with issues related to Roma communities and new configurations of the contemporary family. She has taught in several Italian universities: at the University of Sassari, at the Orientale of Naples, at the Sapienza of Rome and at the University of Florence. He has conducted numerous field studies in Cape Verde, Australia, Belgium, Spain, Romania and Italy. He has organized several conferences, researches, twinning; he has participated as speaker in several conferences and coordinated national and international projects. She is also specialized as an intercultural mediator.

Since 2010 he has been the director of the “Migrations” series of the CISU (University Press and Information Centre) publishing house. He is a member of the scientific committee for the series “Working Paper Series” (European Science Foundation) Network of Transnational Lives, Mobility and Gender ICS (Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon), editorial member of the anthropological journal LARES published by Olschki, member of the scientific committee of the Guatelli Museum. She has worked as a trainer and consultant for several NGOs and Onlus. She has published several essays and books.