Treasurer: Alberto Lioy

Get to know your Treasurer!

What is your name?

Alberto Lioy

What pronouns do you use?


Where are you from?

Torino, Italy

What degree are you working toward? 

PhD in Political Science

What projects (research, creative) have you worked on? If your degree has a thesis/dissertation component, what is/will it be about?

My dissertation compares four watershed elections where a lot of people started voting or stopped voting all of a sudden.

What would you like for your post-graduation career to be?      

I would love to be a professor, because I love teaching. Going back to Europe would be pretty great.

What job(s) do you have now or have had in the past? 

I’ve been an unpaid intern at Transparency International, an very unpaid radio DJ and an HR slave for Hewlett-Packard.

What GE positions have you held while at U of O?

More than I can remember here—five years is a long time. Anything from environmental politics to basic intro classes, to politics of development.                                        

What is your educational background? 

MA in Eastern European Politics and Economics at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece.

How many years have you been at U of O?

5 (since 2014)

How many years have you been a GE?  

5 (since 2014)

How many years have you been a member of GTFF?     

5 (since 2014)

What roles have you held within GTFF?

Convention Delegate

Bargaining Committee Member

Full Member

What is your favorite aspect of GTFF?   

That it does concrete things for its members and for the community as a whole. UO is a better place because GTFF exists.

What are your goals for GTFF for the coming year?         

Get this contract signed, with any tool at our disposal!!!!

What else do you feel is important for GTFF members to know about you?

I might come across as a little harsh for people that don’t know me, but I think that nothing is more important in life than the trace we leave on other people. I ‘m a huge music nerd, and a football (soccer) nerd. I write poetry for myself.