University of Pisa
Antonio Aiello received his Ph.D. at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" Italy, in 1994. Before joining in Dec. 2011 the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the Pisa University (Pisa, Italy) and the Dep. of Psychology of Cagliari University (Italy) in 2005 as Associate Professor of Political Psychology, he taught at several research institutions and universities. Professor Aiello has primary research interests in the Social Dominance Theory, developed by J. Sidanius and F. Pratto, in its explaining newest interplay between political issues, ideology and cognitive and epistemic motivation, the connection between ethnic and identities -- considering various level: regional identity, national identity, etc. -- within the context of multiethnic modern societal systems, the political psychology of followers, prejudice and institutional discrimination also in work and organizational contexts.
The main Research interests are Political Psychology, Economic and Organizational Psychology ("Work Psychosocial Risk" study fields).