Emanuele Castano


Emanuele has worked with international organizations and governments on issues related to collective identities, intercultural relations, and group dynamics. He has also consulted with businesses and institutions on learning behavior and behavior modification strategies. He has published extensively in scientific journals and taught in several countries on topics ranging from social perception and judgment, the effect of stereotyping on social interactions, the role of empathy in interpersonal and intergroup contexts. Emanuele, currently a tenured professor of psychology at the New School for Social Research, holds a PhD in social psychology from the Universitè Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), a certificate in political psychology from The Ohio State University and a BA in psychology from the University of Padova (Italy). He also holds a certificate of Professional Mediation Training by mediation trainers Draft and the Yaro Group, in New York City. Of specific relevance to Strategy of Mind, his most recent work published in Science Magazine received media attention worldwide, and speaks directly about the role of the humanities in shaping competent, successful human beings.