Giorgio Busi Rizzi

Giorgio Busi Rizzi is FWO post-doctoral fellow at Ghent University, under the supervision of Prof. Maaheen Ahmed.
He holds a PhD in Literary and Cultural Studies with joint supervision from the Universities of Bologna and Leuven. His PhD thesis, analysing nostalgic aesthetics and practices in contemporary graphic novels, is currently submitted for publication. His first post-doctoral project,¬†Experimental digital comics: forms and functions,¬†investigated experimental digital comics and received a BOF fellowship from Ghent University. He has been post-doctoral researcher for the ERC project Children in Comics at Ghent University. He is a founding member of the international research group on Italian comics SNIF – Studying ‘n’ Investigating Fumetti, and member of several international research groups on comics studies.

Giorgio teaches the Literature in English: Modern Period II course, and co-teaches the course on Comics and Graphic Novels.