Osvaldo Croci


SN 2034
Department of Political Science, Science Building
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 Canada

Telephone: (709) 864-8185
Email: ocroci[at]mun[dot]ca
Website: https://webstaging.mun.ca/fac_ocroci


BA, Laurea (University of Venice, 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
  • Sports and politics

Examples of Recent Courses Taught

2200 Intro to International Politics
3280 Canadian Foreign Policy
3285 Sport and Politics
4250 The European Union
4280 American Foreign Policy

Selected Publications

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. (2018) Review of Marco Valigi, Le medie potenze: teoria e prassi in politica estera, Milano: Vita e Pensiero, 2017 in Canadian Foreign Policy Journal  https://doi.org/10.1080/11926422.2018.1478316

Croci, O. (2017) "Twice lost in translation: what referee Dattilo really said to Colombo in the greatest upset in World Cup history, England v USA, 1950", Soccer and Society  https://doi.org/10.1080/14660970.2018.1425683

Croci, O. (2017). "(Association) Football and Newfoundland's national identity: 1878-1915." Soccer and Society  https://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. (2015/16) "The mystery of Carpasian Road", Newfoundland Quarterly, 108 (3): 29.

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.


Department of Political Science

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Tel: (709) 864-8000