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Tania Rossetto has been a researcher at the Department of Historical and Geographic Sciences and the Ancient World of the University of Padua since 2006. She was a lecturer in Cultural Geography at Ca' Foscari University, Venice, from 2006 to 2010. She holds a degree from the Padua Faculty of Arts and Humanities (2000), a PhD in "Uomo e Ambiente" (2004) and is a conservatory graduate in piano performance. She also teaches Cultural Geography for the MA course in European and American Languages and Literatures.

Since 2004, she has authored La Laguna di Venezia: idea e immagine. Materiali per una geografia culturale (Cafoscarina, 2009) as well as more than thirty journal articles and book chapters. Her main area of scientific interest regards the relationship between geography and the visual, including the following aspects: the role of photography within the discipline of geography; the relationship between visual studies and map studies; the iconography of landscape; visual methods in fieldwork research; spaces and places in visual culture studies; the visual/spatial dimension of migrant experience; the visual and the cartographical in literary geography.