Flaminio Squazzoni is full professor of Sociology at the University of Milan, Department of Social and Political Sciences, where he teaches Behavioural Sociology. He is editor of JASSS-Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, co-editor of Sociologica -International Journal for Sociological Debate and member of the editorial board of Research Integrity and Peer Review, Sistemi Intelligenti and Socio-Cognitive Systems. He is advisory editor of the Wiley Series in Computational and Quantitative Social Science and the Springer Series in Computational Social Science. He is former President of the European Social Simulation Association (Sept 2012/Sept 2016) and former Director of the NASP ESLS PhD Programme in Economic Sociology and Labour Studies (2015-2016).
Cristiano Codagnone is researcher at the University of Milan, Department of Social and Political Sciences. He holds a Ph.D. in sociology from New York University and was post-doctoral fellow at Utrecht University supported by the Marie-Curie Human Capital and Mobility Fellowship. He is Aggregate Professor at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC, Department of Communication Studies). He is the Director of the UOC research group ‘Open Evidence’ and of the spin-off research company Open Evidence SL. Since 2005 he has designed and conducted more than 70s applied policy research studies for international organisations, national and local governments, including experimental and quasi-experimental impact evaluations in various policy domains.
Elena De Gioannis is a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Milan with the NASP Economic Sociology and Labor Studies Program. After graduating in Economics and Social Sciences from Bocconi University in 2017, she worked as research assistant in both the academic and private sector. She is interested in the experimental analysis of gender stereotypes and the influence of role models, with a particular interest on students’ attitudes toward STEM disciplines.
Shyaam Ramkumar is a PhD Candidate at the University of Milan with the NASP Economic Sociology and Labor Studies Program. Shyaam has a Bachelor’s in Economics from Northwestern University and a Masters’s in Industrial Ecology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He has also worked in the fields of sustainability consulting in the United States and circular economy in the Netherlands. His research interests are to use agent-based models to understand the behaviors and relationships of supply chain actors that lead to the development and diffusion of sustainable and circular innovation.