Alessia Cecchet

discipline of narrative psychology, film-as-empathy, experience beyond the frame
Education and Training: 
M.F.A. Film, Syracuse University
M.A., Cinema Television, University of Bologna
B.A., Communication, University of Bologna
Research Interests: 

Alessia’s work deals with matters of loss: loss of identity, loss of control, separation, abandonment ,and bereavement. She is specifically interested in the way people create narratives in order to make sense of life events, a phenomenon addressed under the discipline of narrative psychology, and thinking about film-as-empathy and the experience beyond the frame.