Alexander Kentikelenis is an assistant professor of sociology and political economy at Bocconi University. Before moving to Milan, he held research posts at Oxford, Cambridge, and Harvard.
His research focuses on the links between global processes, national responses, and local- or individual-level outcomes. He has published extensively on three research areas: decision-making in global governance, the development and evolution of global norms, and the social consequences of market liberalization.
His work has appeared in leading journals, including the American Sociological Review, the American Journal of Sociology, The Lancet, and World Development. This research has received attention from many media outlets, including the New York Times, Le Monde, El País, Reuters, and the BBC. In addition, it formed the basis of parliamentary questions in the UK and in the European Parliament. He has also worked as a consultant to the World Health Organization and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.