Valentina Mele

I am Associate professor at Bocconi University from 2013 and Visiting lecturer at Université de Genève (Corporate citizenship and cross-sector partnerships). I was Associate visiting professor (non resident) at Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, in 2019 and 2020. I am Senior Editor of the Journal of Public Policy (Cambridge University Press). I am an Editorial Board Member for Governance and Public Administration Review. From 2014 to 2019 I have been director of the Msc GIO - Economics and Management of Government and International Organizations at Bocconi University. I have been Resarch Fellow at LSE (Center for Analysis of risk and regulation), Adjunct research scientist at Columbia University (Earth Institute) and Visiting researcher at the University of California, Irvine (Center for research on information technology and organizations). I have received research awards and scholarships including the Bocconi Research Award (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2019), Best Published Paper - OMT Division, Academy of Management (2016), the International Geneva Award (2011 and 2015), Fulbright Scholarship (2010), Fulbright Studentship (2001/2002), and the Italian National Research Council  grants (1999 and 2003).

Associate Professor
Research interests

Global governance and cross-sector partnerships, Organization dynamics in international organizations, Corporate sustainability and corporate self-regulation, Processes of policy change and public sector reform, Diffusion and management of innovation in public organizations.