European Academy of Sociology - Fellows

Prof. Dr. Alessandro Lomi

Facoltà di scienze economiche
Università della Svizzera italiana
Via Giuseppe Buffi 13
CH-6904 Lugano


Prof. Dr. Alessandro Lomi

Fellow of the European Academy of Sociology


Alessandro Lomi is a Professor in the faculty of Economics of the University of Italian Switzerland, Lugano. He is a Life Member of Clare Hall College, University of Cambridge, and an Honorary Senior Fellow in the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Melbourne. Since 2022, he has been an Associate Editor of the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series A). Until 2021, he was Distinguished Research Professor at the University of Exeter. In 2017-18 he was a visiting professor at the Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.  In 2016-17, he was Visiting Scientist at the ETH Zurich. Between 2008-16, he was Conseiller a la Recherche in the Human and Social Sciences Division of the Conseil national de la recherche Suisse (Swiss NSF), where he also served as vice-Chairperson of the Interdisciplinary Research Commission. In 2011 he was Banco Santander Cátedra de Excelencia Professor at the Universidad Carlos III, Madrid. In 2008, he was Jemolo Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford. In 2002-03 he was NATO Senior Research Fellow at the Santa Fe Institute (New Mexico) where he previously worked as Research associate (2001-02). In the less recent past, he was a Professor of Management in the faculty of economics at the University of Bologna, and an Assistant Professor at the London Business School (UK). He was a Visiting Professor at the Haas School of Business (University of California, Berkeley); NATO Advanced Science Fellow at Syracuse University (New York), and NATO Junior Research Fellow at New York University (New York). He holds a BA in Economics from the University of Bologna, and a MS and PhD degree from Cornell University (Ithaca, New York).