Massimiliano Nicoli

Teaching Fellow & Associate Research Fellow at ESPOL

Massimiliano Nicoli

Teaching Fellow & Associate Research Fellow at ESPOL

Biography

Massimiliano Nicoli is Teaching Fellow and Associate Research Fellow at ESPOL. Holding a PhD in Philosophy, he also teaches at the Department of Political Science, University of Paris 8, at the NCEP – Nouveau Collège d’Études Politiques, Université de Paris Lumières, and at the INSPÉ – Institut National Supérieur du Professorat et de l’Éducation, Aix-Marseille University. He is also a researcher attached to the University of Paris Nanterre’s Sophiapol Lab.

He was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (F. Braudel IFER incoming fellowship), the City of Paris (Research in Paris Programme) at EHESSÉcole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, and the Fondazione Morpurgo Tagliabue at the University of Trieste (Italy).

His areas of teaching include political and social philosophy, history of economic thought, epistemology of social sciences. His research areas focus on political genealogy of business and management, analysis of transformations in neo-liberal governmentality, evaluation as an environmental technique of government, intellectual history of practices of economic valorisation of human life, relationship between political and social philosophy and qualitative field research.

He is a member of the editorial board of the international journal of philosophy Aut Aut, the Società di Studi Governamentali, the GENA – Groupe d’études sur le néolibéralisme et les alternatives, and the Le commun entre travail et institutions (CES, CEMTI-SOPHIAPOL) research seminar team.

 

Languages: French, English, Italian.

 

RESEARCH AREAS

  • Genealogy of company and management policy
  • Analysis of transformations in neoliberal governance
  • Assessment as a government environmental technique
  • Intellectual history of the practices of economic valorisation of human life
  • Relationship between political and social philosophy

 

CLASSES TAUGHT IN ESPOL

  • Épistémologie des sciences sociales
  • Introduction to Research & Epistemology
  • Économie politique
  • Néolibéralisme et société de l’évaluation
  • Images et scènes du politique : la souveraineté
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