Tommaso is a Ph.D candidate in Political Science at Yale University. His dissertation explores forms of everyday resistance and experiences of the law in US lower criminal courts. He is broadly interested in the relation of punishment and political economy, contemporary social theory, and ethnographic methods of inquiry. At Yale he has taught undergraduate sections on early modern political thought, non-violence & politics, and urban studies. Before arriving at Yale, he lived in Paris for two years. He is from Milano.