I am currently a Research and Teaching Fellow at the Center for Ethics and Global Politics at LUISS, where I teach the courses Population, Environment, and Sustainability as well as Global Justice. I specialize in the ethics and politics of global climate change and of urban sustainability. I am the Scientific Coordinator of the “Waste No More” National Award, hosted annually at LUISS and dedicated to micro and macro innovation for sustainability.
I also teach courses on Business Ethics, Environmental Ethics, and Urban Sustainability at various American universities in Rome. On the side, I design and realize water-wise gardens all over Italy.
LUISS University, Italy
PhD – Political Theory
Date of Graduation: July 2010
Dissertation title: “Gardens of Consequence: a Philosophy of Urban Environmentalism”
Supervisors: Prof. Dale W. Jamieson (NYU); Prof. Sebastiano Maffettone (LUISS)
The London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
MSc – Philosophy, Public Policy, and Social Value (with Distinction)
Date of Graduation: October 2003
Dissertation title: “Asylum Seekers, Statist Arrangements, and Global Justice”.
Supervisor: Prof. Edward F. McClennen
University College Utrecht, the Netherlands
BA – Social Sciences (AOC: Political Science, Economics, Anthropology)
Date of Graduation: July 2001
Referees: Prof. Frans van Waarden; Dr. Francesco Maiolo
Fall 2010-present: LUISS “Guido Carli” University, Rome (Italy)
- Environmental Justice (PhD) - (Spring 2014, 2015)
- Sustainable Development (MA) – (Fall 2011-Fall 2014)
- Global Justice (MA) – (Fall 2011-present)
- Climate Change: Ethics and Politics (PhD) – (Spring 2012)
- Theories of Globalization (MA) – (Fall 2012 – Spring 2013)
- Behavioral Economics (MA) – (Spring 2011-Fall 2013)
- Distributive Justice (MA) – (Fall 2010)
Spring 2013-present: University “Parthenope”, Naples (Italy)
- Urban Landscapes and Technological Innovation (MA)
Spring 2015-onwards LUISS “Guido Carli” University, Rome (Italy)
- Environment, Population, and Sustainability
Spring 2012-present: CEA Rome Center (Italy)
- Environment, Human Culture, and Sustainability – (Fall 2014-present)
- Business Ethics & Management in a Global Context – (Spring 2012-present)
- Metropolitan Landscapes, Sustainable Economies, and Innovation (Fall 2015)
- Pain and Pleasure in Ancient Rome (Fall 2015)
Spring 2010-Fall 2011: University College Utrecht (the Netherlands)
- Political Theory
- Modern Politics and Political Ideologies
Fall 2004 – Spring 2006: Mediterranean Center for the Arts and Sciences, Siracusa (Italy)
- Plato’s Political Theory
- Aristotle’s Political Theory
- Plato’s Ethics
- Aristotle’s Ethics
Gardens of Consequence: A Philosophy of Urban Environmentalism – Dordrecht: Springer (under contract) forthcoming June 2016
Cambiamento climatico: una piuccola introduzione – Rome: LUISS University Press 2015
Canned Heat: Ethics and Politics of Global Climate Change – eds. M. Di Paola and G. Pellegrino – Delhi and London: Routledge Publishing, 2014
Giardini Globali: una filosofia dell’ambientalismo urbano – Rome: LUISS University Press, 2012
Edited Journal Issues
“Why Global Cooperation Is Failing When We Need It Most: Symposium on David Held’s Gridlock” – ed. M. Di Paola, Philosophy and Public Issues, forthcoming November 2015.
“Globalizing Justice: A Multidimensional Approach” – eds. M. Di Paola and V. Gentile, Global Policy, 2013-2014 (4 issues).
“A Changing Moral Climate: Symposium on Stephen Gardiner’s A Perfect Moral Storm” – eds. M. Di Paola and G. Pellegrino, Philosophy and Public Issues, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2013
“When Ethics and Aesthetics are One and the Same: A Wittgensteinian Perspective on Natural Value” Journal for the Study of Nature, Religion, and Culture 1 (9): 19-41
“Virtues for the Anthropocene” Environmental Values 24 (2): 183-207
“Klimawandel und globale Gerechtigkeit: Neues Problem, altes Paradigma?”, with Dale W. Jamieson, in Klimagerechtigkeit und Klimaethik, ed. Angela Kallhoff – Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015: 23-27.
“Causes and Blame: A Pragmatic Analysis”, with D. Santoro, in New Advances in Causation, Agency, and Moral Responsibility, eds. F. Baccini, M. Dell’Utri, S. Caputo – Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014: 106-120.
“Climate Change: Who Does What, Why, and How” in Canned Heat: Ethics and Politics of Global Climate Change, eds. M. Di Paola and G. Pellegrino – Delhi: Routledge Publishing, 2014: 144-159.
“Globalizing Justice: A Multidimensional Approach – The Climatic Challenge to Global Justice”, with G. Pellegrino, Global Policy vol. 5 issue 1, 2014: 93-95
“Climate Change and Global Justice: New Problem, Old Paradigm?” – with Dale W. Jamieson, Global Policy vol. 5, issue 1, 2014: 105-111
“Climate Change and Moral Corruption” Philosophy and Public Issues vol. 3 issue 1, 2013: 55-67
“Environmental Stewardship, Moral Psychology, and Gardens”, Environmental Values vol. 22, issue 4, 2013: 503-521
“The Dark Side of Sustainability: Avoiding and Shortening Lives in the Anthropocene”, with M. Garasic – Revue of Sustainability Studies vol. 2, 2013: 59-81
“L’etica all’epoca dell’uomo”, with S. Maffettone, in Antropocene: modifiche naturali e antropiche del fragile equilibrio della Terra. Atti dei Convegni Lincei 278, Roma: Scienze e Lettere Editore, 2013: 105-124
“Globalizing Justice: A Multidimensional Approach – Economics: Indicators and Policy Implications”, with V. Gentile, Global Policy vol. 4, issue 3, 2013: 288-289
“Globalizing Justice: A Multidimensional Approach – Economics”, with V. Gentile, Global Policy vol. 4, issue 2, 2013: 196-197
“Sospensione riproduttiva temporanea: etica delle popolazioni e cambiamento climatico”, with G. Pellegrino, Iride, a. XXV, n. 65, 2012/1: 57-76.
“Le virtù ambientali e il paradigma del giardino”, La società degli individui, n. 39, XIII, 2010/3.
“The Scapegoat Theory of Causality”, Reduction and Elimination in Philosophy and the Sciences, ed. by A. Hieke and H. Leitgeb – Proceedings of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, XVI, 2008 – available at http://wab.uib.no/agora-alws/
See more of me at https://luiss.academia.edu/MarcelloDiPaola