Venera Tomaselli was a researcher in Statistics from 1993 to 2002. Since 2002 she is Associate Professor of Social Statistics at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Catania. She has an extensive experience in different research fields. Her main research interests concern the methodological aspects of multivariate statistical methods for the analysis of clinical data, electoral data, immigration population studies and tourism and market segmentation. She has published many papers in scientific journal and volumes.