Michele Segretario holds a B.A. in Music Studies and an M.A. in Musicology, summa cum laude, from the Università degli Studi di Palermo, and completed his M.A. in Musicology at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is interested in migration, cultural mobility, urban space, and Italian fascism.
His current research project examines the Italian diaspora in the United States through the study of sounds and musical practices related to religion, politics, and everyday life. Michele founded La Stiva, an organization that promotes social engagement and the emergence of artistic production among young audiences in depressed areas in Sicily.