CV

Academic positions

Assistant Professor, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (2020–)
Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam (2018–2020)

Education

Data Science Specialization, Utrecht University (2018)
Ph.D. cum laude, Delft University of Technology (2018)
M.A. cum laude, Erasmus University Rotterdam (2012)
B.A. summa cum laude, Sierra Nevada College (2011)

Publications

Piazzai, Michele, and Marilena Vecco (2020). Deaccessioning. In John L. Jackson (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Anthropology. Oxford Bibliographies Online. New York: Oxford University Press.

Piazzai, Michele, and Nachoem M. Wijnberg (2019). Product proliferation, complexity, and deterrence to imitation in differentiated-product oligopolies. Strategic Management Journal 40(6), 945–958.   

Liu, Min, Martina Montauti, and Michele Piazzai (2018). Old at heart, young at the periphery: An age dependence approach to resource partitioning. Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings 2018(1), 11589.

Vecco, Marilena, Andrej Srakar, and Michele Piazzai (2017). Visitor attitudes toward deaccessioning in Italian public museums: An econometric analysis. Poetics: Journal of Empirical Research on Culture, the Media, and the Arts 63, 33–46.

Conradie, Willem, Sabine Frittella, Alessandra Palmigiano, Michele Piazzai, Apostolos Tzimoulis, and Nachoem M. Wijnberg (2017). Toward an epistemic-logical theory of categorization. In Jérôme Lang (Ed.), Theoretical Aspects of Rationality and Knowledge. Electronic Proceedings in Theoretical Computer Science 251, 167–186. Waterloo, Australia: Open Publishing Association.  

Piazzai, Michele, and Nachoem M. Wijnberg (2017). Diversification, proliferation, and firm performance in the U.S. music industry. Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings 2017(1), 16528.

Conradie, Willem, Sabine Frittella, Alessandra Palmigiano, Michele Piazzai, Apostolos Tzimoulis, and Nachoem M. Wijnberg (2016). Categories: How I learned to stop worrying and love two sorts. In Jouko Väänänen, Åsa Hirvonen, and Ruy de Queiroz (Eds.), Logic, Language, Information, and Computation. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9803, 145–164. Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany: Springer.  

Vecco, Marilena, and Michele Piazzai (2015). Deaccessioning of museum collections: What do we know and where do we stand in Europe? Journal of Cultural Heritage 16(2), 221–227.

Talks

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

Teaching

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Organizational Design, B.Sc. (2020–)
Strategic Management, M.Res. (2020–)

University of Amsterdam

Thesis Research Workshop, B.Sc., M.Sc. (2019–2020)
Innovation Management, B.Sc. (2018–2020)
Cases in Creative Entrepreneurship, M.Sc. (2017–2019)
Cultural Entrepreneurship and Innovation, M.Sc. (2015–2019)
Strategic Management in the Creative Industries, M.Sc. (2015–2017)

Delft University of Technology

Formal Methods for Strategic Decision-Making, B.Sc. (2016–2017)
Ethics and Engineering, M.Sc. (2015–2017)

Honors

Best Papers Proceedings, Academy of Management (2018)
Best Papers Proceedings, Academy of Management (2017)
Departmental Scholar Award, Sierra Nevada College (2011)
Camille and Larry Ruvo Scholarship, Sierra Nevada College (2010)
National Italian American Foundation Scholarship, Sierra Nevada College (2009)

Service

Conference organization

Scientific committee of the Nagymaros Conference, ESMT Berlin (2020)
Organizer of the Applied Logic Workshop, Delft University of Technology (2018)

Departmental activities

Business Administration Program Committee, University of Amsterdam (2018–2019)

Reviews

Academy of Management Annual Meeting; Organization Studies; Strategy Science

Programming

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