Economics and Social Science Department at John Cabot University in Rome

Economics and Social Sciences Faculty

Chair of the Department

Adrian Stoian 2016
Associate Professor of Economics
B.A.,  Babes Bolyai University, Romania, 1997
M.A., Clemson University, 2003
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2008
Email: [email protected]

Professors

Alessandro Antonelli 2010
Lecturer in Economics and Finance
Laurea, University of Rome "La Sapienza," 1978
M.A., City University of New York, 1981
P.M.D, Harvard University, HBS, 1986
Email: [email protected]

Emanuele Brancati 2013
Lecturer in Economics
B.S., University of Rome "La Sapienza," 2007
M.Sc., University of Rome "La Sapienza," 2011
Ph.D., University of Rome "Tor Vergata," 2013
Email: [email protected]

Ann E. Buckley 1999
Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University, 1968
M.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1980
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1988
Email: [email protected]

Paola Castelli 2011
Associate Professor of Psychology
Laurea, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, 1998
Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2009
Email: [email protected]

Carmen Franzese 2017
Lecturer in Psychology
Laurea, Second University of Naples, 2006
Ph.D., University of Naples “Federico II,” 2011
Email: [email protected]

Bruno Galantucci 2018
Associate Professor of Psychology
Laurea, University of Padua (Italy), 1995
Dottorato di Ricerca, University of Padua, 2003
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2004
Email: [email protected]

Jenn Lindsay 2018
Lecturer in Sociology
B.A., Stanford University, 2001
Certificate in Theatre Management, Yale University, 2005 
M.Div., Union Theological Seminary, 2011 
Master 2nd Level Diploma, La Sapienza University, 2017
Ph.D., Boston University, 2018  
Email: [email protected]

Elaine Luti 1999
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art, 1970
Laurea, University of Rome "La Sapienza," 1980
Email: [email protected]

Mary P. Merva, CFA 1994
Professor of Economics, Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs
B.A., California State University, Long Beach, 1982
M.A., Rutgers University, 1985
Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1989
Email: [email protected]

Giacomo Pallante 2017
Lecturer in Economics
Laurea, University of Rome "Tor Vergata," 2011
M.S., University of Rome "Tor Vergata," 2012
Ph.D., University of Rome "Tor Vergata," 2015
Email: [email protected]

Nicola Petrocchi 2015
Adjunct Professor of Psychology
Laurea, University of Rome "La Sapienza,” 2005
Specialization in Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy at School of Cognitive Psychotherapy (APC-SPC), Rome, 2012.
Ph.D., University of Rome "La Sapienza,” 2015
Email: [email protected]

Francesco Ruscitti 2011
Associate Professor of Economics
Laurea, University of Rome "La Sapienza," 1999
M.S., Purdue University, 2003
Dottorato di Ricerca, University of Rome "La Sapienza," 2004
Ph.D, Purdue University, 2007
Email: [email protected]

Rami Sabella 2017
Lecturer in Economics
B.A., Bethlehem University, 2004
Second-level Master, (M.A.), University of Pavia, 2005
Second-level Master, (M.A.), University of Pavia, 2007
Ph.D., University of Siena, 2017
Email: [email protected]

Ferruccio Trabalzi 2011
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Sociology
Laurea, University of Rome "La Sapienza," 1992
M.A., University California Los Angeles, 1994
Ph.D., University California Los Angeles, 2000

Email: [email protected]

Adrian Stoian

Adrian Stoian

2016
Associate Professor of Economics

B.A.,  Babes Bolyai University, Romania, 1997
M.A., Clemson University, 2003
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2008
Email: [email protected]


Adrian Stoian is an Associate Professor of Economics at John Cabot University. He holds a PhD in Economics from University of Arizona (2008), an M.A. in Economics from Clemson University (2003) and a B.A. in Finance and Banking from Babes Bolyai University, Romania (1997). He has extensive teaching experience having taught undergraduate and graduate level courses as diverse as Principles of Economics, Managerial Economics, Business Statistics, Econometrics, International Economics, Research Methods at six different academic institutions both in the U.S. and internationally.

He has research interests in applied microeconomics, in the fields of experimental economics, economic history, labor economics. His papers appeared in prestigious outlets such as Experimental Economics, Explorations in Economic History, National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper Series. He has presented his research at numerous top international conferences, has been actively involved in refereeing and discussing other papers and has extensive experience mentoring and advising both undergraduate and graduate students. He also has private sector experience as he worked for insurance and brokerage companies.

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