PhD in Sociology of International Relations, Università degli Studi di Trieste - Trieste, Italy
MA in Central and East European Studies, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College of London - London, UK
BA in Political Sciences, Università di Bologna - Bologna, Italy


Professor Cocco is currently Senior Researcher and Lecturer in Sociology at the Faculty of Communication Science, University of Teramo (since 2005). He is also Adjunct Professor in Political Communication and Media Research at The American University of Rome (AUR).
In 2013-2014 he worked as extraordinary professor at the department of sociology of the University of Zadar.
He has been research consultant at the ISIG (International Institute of Sociology in Gorizia).
He is acting as international scientific reviewer for academic journals and research agencies. He is member of the Italian and European Sociological associations; member of the CIVPRO network (Civil Protection Network, Helsinki) and member of the University Network for the International Holocaust Memorial Day (Giorno della Memoria).