Professor of Social Theory
Diego Gambetta joins the Department in September 2012, on leave from the University of Oxford, where he is an Official Fellow of Nuffield College and Professor of Sociology. Born in Turin, Italy, he received his PhD in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge, U.K, in 1983. From 1984 to 1991 he was Research Fellow at King's College, Cambridge. Since 1992 he has held various positions at the University of Oxford. He has been visiting professor at the University of Chicago, Columbia University, Science Po and the Collège de France in Paris, ETH in Zurich, and Stanford University. Since 2000 he is a Fellow of the British Academy.
Research interests: Analytical Sociology, Mafias, Signalling Theory and Applications, Trust and Mimicry, Violent Extremists, Experimental Methods.
Via dei Roccettini 9
50014 San Domenico di Fiesole (FI) Italy
Administrative Assistant: Monika.Rzemieniecka@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 233