Francesco Crisci (University of Udine: B.A., 2002 and Ph.D., 2007) joined Department of Economics and Statistics (DIES, University of Udine) as Assistant professor of Management in November 2009. In the past,  Francesco has been a lecturer in Tourism Management at DIUM-Department of Humanities and Cultural Heritage (University of Udine). Currently teaching: “Business Administration-Management Theories” at DIES; and “Managing Cultural Heritage” (“Post-Graduate School in Archaeological Heritage”; Master’s Level in “Archaeology and Cultures of Antiquity”) at DIUM-Department of Humanities and Cultural Heritage. During 2005-2006/2007-2009, Francesco was research fellow at the CRG-PREG, Ecole Polytechnique, in Paris.

Research interests

Critical Management Studies/Critical Marketing (Consumer Culture Theory/Transformative Consumer Research) and Market System Dynamics perspectives;

Neo-Institutional Theory/Institutional Work perspectives and Practice-based approaches in Management and Organization Studies;

Social Research Methods/Interpretive research traditions:

  • Science and Technology Studies (STS; Social Construction of Technology (SCOT: e.g. Pinch, Hughes, Bijker); Actor-Network Theory (ANT: e.g. Latour, Law, Callon); “theories of practice” (e.g. Gherardi, Schatzki, Shove, Nicolini); economic/sociology of markets (e.g. Callon, MacKenzie, Fligstein); Assemblage Theory & Object-Oriented-Ontology-OOO (e.g. DeLanda, Harman, Bryant, Meillassoux, Morton)
  • “qualitative” research methods: historical institutionalism; grounded theory and ethnomethodology; organizational symbolism/socio-cultural perspectives and situated cognition; narrative knowing/semiotic perspective and socio-linguistics

Professional Appointments

2009-Present: ricercatore di Economia e Gestione delle Imprese (SECS-P/08), Department of Economics and Statistics-DIES, University of Udine (Assistant Professor of Management, Tenured).

2008: Research Grant/Post-doc position, Department of Economics and Statistics-DIES, University of Udine.

2007: Ph.D. in Business Administration and Management, Department of Economics and Statistics-DIES, University of Udine: “Il festival di Avignone: «Un rêve que nous faisons tous!». Il racconto di un viaggio nella fabbrica della conoscenza artistica”.

2005-2006/2007-2009: Visiting Scholar/Research Fellow, Centre de Recherche en Gestion-Pôle de Recherche en Economie et Gestion (CRG-PREG), École Polytechnique-Université Paris-Saclay (Paris, France); contact: prof. Pierre-Jean Benghozi.

2003: Research Grant, Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Udine.

2002: Summer School in Didactics-Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale (AIDEA), Scuola Universitaria di Management d’Impresa (SUMI) and Consorzio Formazione Universitaria in Economia Aziendale (CUEA), Pinerolo (Italy).

Contacts: Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Udine, via Tomadini 30/A, 33100 Udine, Italy. [email:].

Language: Italian (mother tongue); English (working knowledge); French (good working knowledge).