Giulia Maria Dotti Sani is a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute (Florence). She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Research. Her main research areas are the sociology of the family, female employment, and social stratification. Her methodological skills include time budget analysis, multilevel and panel modeling. She is specialised in the management and analyses of large household longitudinal and cross-sectional data sets (e.g. EU-SILC, ESS, ISTAT Household Survey) and has several years of teaching experience in quantitative methods at the master and Ph.D. level. She has an interest towards the making of political inequalities within and between European households and for the relation between social and political inequalities. Her works appear in international peer reviewed journals such as the European Sociological Review, the Journal of Marriage and Family, Sex Roles and the European Journal of Political Research.