Mackda Ghebremariam Tesfau’
holds a PhD in Social Science, which she earned from the University of Padua. Her doctoral dissertation, titled Perché non li porti a casa tua? Storie di accoglienza tra rifugiati e locali, delves into the intricate analysis of racism and anti-racism, seeking to unravel the complex connection between everyday practices and systems of domination. Currently, she is an adjunct lecturer at Iuav, Stanford Florence, and NYU Florence. Her extensive research contributions continue as a research associate at the University of Padua and as a resident curator at Centrale Fies for the Agitu Ideo Gudeta art residency grant. Mackda Ghebremariam Tesfau' takes part in the anti-racist discourse in Italy, focusing her efforts on education and outreach.