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
• Transatlantic relations
• Foreign and defence policies of Western states, especially Canada and Italy
• Sport and politics
Examples of Recent Courses Taught
2200 Intro to International Politics; 3280 Canadian Foreign Policy; 4250 The European Union; 4280 American Foreign Policy; 3285 Sport and Politics
Mintz, E., D. Close and O. Croci (2018), 5th edition, Politics, Power and the Common Good: An Introduction to Politics, Toronto: Prentice Hall.
Croci, O. (2017) "(Association) Football and Newfoundland's national identity: 1878-1915", Soccer and Society http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14660970.2017.1380631
Croci, O. (2017) “Football Supporters’ Trusts in Italy: A Horizontal Survey and the Case of Sambenedettese” in B. Garcia and J. Zheng (eds.), Football and Supporter Activism in Europe. Whose Game Is It?, London: Palgrave, pp. 65-88.
Croci, O. (2015) “All quiet on the Western front: Italy and transatlantic relations” in L. Marchi Balossi-Restelli, R. Whitman and G. Edwards (eds.), Italy's Foreign Policy in the 21st Century. A Contested Nature?, London: Routledge, pp. 43-64.
Croci, O. and A. Verdun (eds.) (2013 - paperback) and (2006 - hardcover), The Transatlantic Divide. Foreign and security policies in the Atlantic Alliance from Kosovo to Iraq, Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Croci, O. and Valigi, M. (2013) “Continuity and change in Italian foreign policy: the case of the international intervention in Libya”, Contemporary Italian Politics, 5 (1): 38-54.
Croci, O., N. Porro and P. Russo (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.