Professor (and exchange program coordinator)
Department of Political Science, Science Building
Memorial University of Newfoundland
John's, NL A1B 3X9 Canada
Phone: (709) 864-8185
BA, Laurea (Università di Venezia Ca' Foscari), MA (Carleton), PhD (McGill)
Areas for Student Research Supervision
• European Union
• Foreign and defence policies of Western states, especially Canada and Italy
• Sport and politics
• Transatlantic relations
Examples of Recent Courses Taught
2200 Intro to International Politics; 2990 Europe in the 20th Century; 3280 Canadian Foreign Policy; 4250 The European Union; 6200 International Politics
Select Papers and Publications
Croci, O. and A. Verdun (eds.) (2013), The Transatlantic Divide. Foreign and security policies in the Atlantic Alliance from Kosovo to Iraq, Manchester: Manchester University Press (first published in hard cover in 2006).
Croci, O. e Valigi, M. (2012) “L’Italia e l’intervento internazionale in Libia” in A. Bosco e D. McDonnell (a cura di), Politica in Italia. I fatti dell’anno e le interpretazioni. Edizione 2012, Bologna: Il Mulino, pp. 201-218.
Croci, O., Porro, N. e Russo, P. (2012) “Anatomia del declino del calcio italiano”, Italian Politics and Society, 70: 68-85. Mintz, E., Close, D. and Croci, O. (2011), Politics, Power, and the Common Good: An Introduction to Politics, 3rd edition, Toronto: Pearson Education.
Croci, O., Porro, N. and Russo, P. (2011) “Italy: the least of the great leagues?” in A. Niemann, B. Garcia, and W. Grant (eds.), The transformation of European football. Towards the Europeanization of the national game, Manchester: Manchester University Press, pp. 115-133.
Croci, O., Foradori, P. and Rosa, P. (2011) “Italy as a security actor” in M. Carbone (ed.), Italy in the Post-Cold War Order: Adaptation, Bipartisanship, Visibility, Lanham: Lexington, pp. 81-102.