Department of Business Administration at John Cabot University in Rome

Business Administration Faculty

Chair of the Department

Barbara Sveva Magnanelli 2019
Assistant Professor of Accounting and Management
Laurea, LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome, 2005
M.B.A., LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome, 2007
Ph.D. LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome, 2011
Email: [email protected]


Angelo Baccelloni 2022
Instructor of Marketing
B.A., LUMSA University, 2016
M.Sc., Luiss University, 2018
Ph.D., University of Rome “La Sapienza”, 2022
Email: [email protected]

Colin Biggs 2009
Visiting Professor of Business Administration
B.A., University of Oxford, 1969
M.A., University of Oxford, 1971
Ph.D., Cambridge University, 1976
M.B.A., London Business School, 1993
Email: [email protected]

Michèle Favorite 2005
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Business and Communications
B.A., Brown University, 1982
M.Phil., Oxford University, 1984
D.Phil., Oxford University, 1988
Email: [email protected]

Alessandro Feri 2022
Assistant Professor of Marketing
B.A. (Hons), Edinburgh Napier University, 2015
PgCert, Edinburgh Napier University, 2017
Ph.D., Edinburgh Napier University, 2020
Email: [email protected]

Susan Fuller 1987
Professor Emeritus of Business Administration
B.A., Wheaton College, 1966
M.S., Simmons College, 1972
M.B.A., Anna Maria College, 1985
Email: [email protected]

Ieva Jakobsone Bellomi 2017
Lecturer in Business
B.A., Latvijas Universitate, Riga, 2002
International Management Programme Certificate, Boston University, School of Management, Shanghai, Osaka, 2006
M.B.A., Boston University School of Management, 2007
Finance and Accounting Programme Certificate, London School of Economics, 2008
Email: [email protected]

Tetyana Kholod 2019
Lecturer in Business and Management
B.A., National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy,” Ukraine, 2008
Global MBA, National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Taiwan, 2011
Ph.D., National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Taiwan, 2016
Email: [email protected]

Tanja Lanza 2019
Lecturer in Marketing
Laurea triennale, University of Trieste, 2013
Master, LUISS University, Rome, 2014
Email: [email protected]

Josephine Luzon 2011
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.S.B.A.A., University of the Philippines, 1983
M.S.B.A., Boston University, 1990
D.B.A., University of Phoenix, 2010
Email: [email protected]

Chiara Magrini 2005
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
Laurea, University of Rome "La Sapienza", 1995
LL.M., University of Rome "Tor Vergata", 1996
M.Jur., University of Oxford, 2000
Dottorato di Ricerca, University of Rome "La Sapienza", 2002
Email: [email protected]

Riccardo Maiolini
Associate Professor of Management, Director of JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship
Laurea, LUISS, Rome, 2005
Ph.D., LUISS, Rome, 2010
Email: [email protected]

Flavio Notari 2016
Lecturer in Business Administration
Laurea, LUISS, Rome 2006
Master, LUISS, Rome 2008
Email: [email protected]

Pietro Paganini 2008
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Laurea, LUMSA University, 2000
Master, Karlstadt University, 2001
Dottorato di Ricerca, LUMSA University, 2004
Email: [email protected]

Daniele Pica 2011
Associate Professor of Management and Information Systems
B.Sc., University of Southern California, 1999 
M.Sc., London School of Economics, 2001 
Ph.D., London School of Economics, 2006
Email: [email protected]

Silvia Carnini Pulino 2002
Associate Professor of Business Administration, Director of Frank J. Guarini School of Business
B.A., Oxford University, 1985
M.A., Oxford University, 1986
M.B.A., Harvard Graduate School of Business, 1988
Email: [email protected]

Ian Roberts 2014
Lecturer in Business Administration, Coordinator for AACSB Accreditation
B.Sc., University of Hull, UK 1982
Executive MBA, University of Georgia, 2007
D.B.A., University of Manchester, 2015
Email: [email protected]

Antonella Salvatore 2010
Lecturer in Marketing
Laurea, University of Pescara, 1995
Professional Diploma in Management, Open University, U.K., 2002
M.B.A., Open University, U.K., 2006 
Advanced Certificate of Human Capital Management, London School of Business and Finance, 2015
Advanced Diploma of Human Resources Management, London School of Business and Finance, 2016
Email: [email protected]

Alessandro Signorini 2008
Associate Professor of Marketing
Laurea, University of Rome "La Sapienza," 1998
M.Phil., University of Strathclyde, 2003
Ph.D., University of Strathclyde, 2012
Email: [email protected]

Alina Sorgner 2018
Associate Professor of Applied Data Analytics
Dipl. in mathematical economics, Moscow State Institute for Electronics and Mathematics (Now: Higher School of Economics), Russia, 2007
Dr.rer pol., Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, Germany, 2013
Email: [email protected]

Teresa Triglia 2015
Lecturer in Finance and Law
B.B.A., Pace University, 1990
M.B.A., Fordham University, 1996
J.D., Fordham University, 1996
Email: [email protected]

Barbara Sveva Magnanelli

Barbara Sveva Magnanelli

Assistant Professor of Accounting and Management

Laurea, LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome, 2005
M.B.A., LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome, 2007
Ph.D. LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome, 2011
Email: [email protected]u

Dr. Barbara Sveva Magnanelli is Assistant Professor of Accounting and Management at John Cabot University in Rome, Italy. She completed her Bachelor’s in Business and her Master of Science in Business Administration at Luiss Guido Carli University, in Rome, Italy, where she also received her PhD in Management (Accounting major), in 2011. During her PhD, she was a visiting scholar at the University of Tennessee and at HEC Paris. In 2015, she was a visiting researcher at QUT, in Brisbane, Australia.

Prof. Magnanelli has been teaching Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Financial Reporting, Performance Measurement, and Corporate Governance courses for undergraduate and graduate programs since 2009. She also worked as a consultant from 2007 to 2013.

Her main research interests are in corporate governance issues, with particular regard to the board of directors and financial statement frauds. She has also focused her studies on social enterprises and corporate social responsibility. She regularly publishes in academic journals and presents papers at major academic conferences.

Carnini Pulino, S., Ciaburri, M., Magnanelli, B. S., & Nasta, L. (2022). Does ESG Disclosure Influence Firm Performance?. Sustainability14(13), 7595.

Magnanelli B.S., Nasta L., & Ramazio E. (2022). Bid premiums and cumulative abnormal returns: An empirical investigation on the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic. Finance Research Letters, 49.

Prof. Magnanelli recently coauthored with L. Pirolo and G. Paolucci, "Diversity in boardrooms and firm performance: The role of tenure and educational level of board members." Corporate Board: Role, Duties and Composition, 17(3), 31–41. 

She also recently published Corporate Governance and Diversity in Boardrooms. Empirical Insights into the Impact on Firm Performance, co-authored with Luca Pirolo (Palgrave 2021). 

She also co-authored with Mirella Ciaburri, Fortuna Fabio, and Elisa Raoli "Financial Statements Frauds: Does Their Intensity Have a Connection with Earnings Management?" Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing, vol. 16, p. 291-309 (2020).

Professor Magnanelli’s publications