Francesca Helm

University of Padova, Italy

Francesca Helm is assistant professor of English Language and Translation at the University of Padova in Italy and teaches on an international MA in European and Global Studies. She holds a PhD from the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona. Her research interests lie in intercultural dialogue and virtual exchange and she is a board member of UNICollaboration, an organization that supports educators in developing and researching online intercultural exchanges. She has been working on the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange project, researching young people’s engagement in Euro-Mediterranean online dialogue. She tweets @Francescahelm11