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Emanuele Fino

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences

Staff Group(s)


Emanuele is a Senior lecturer in the Department of Psychology at NTU. He teaches across a number of modules in the curriculum, including Advanced Social Psychology, Research Methods, and the undergraduate Psychometrics Scale Development Project Lab. He leads on the undergraduate module: Individual Differences, Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology (PSYC20215).

Career overview

Emanuele studied at Sapienza University of Rome, where he completed his PhD in the field of social representations in 2013, under the supervision of Prof Annamaria de Rosa. He then worked in research in the private sector, and from 2016 to 2018 in psychometrics and data analysis at Sheffield Medical School. From 2018 to 2020 he was Senior Lecturer and Chair of the Assessment Group at Aston Medical School. He joined the Department of Psychology at Nottingham Trent University in 2020, where he is member of the following research groups:

Affect, Personality, and Embodied Brain (APE)

Behavioural Addiction and Cyberpsychology

He is a Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society (CPsychol), a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), and a member of the British Society for the Psychology of Individual Differences (BSPID).

Research areas

Emanuele's research mainly focusses on social and personality psychology, including  psychological measurement and theory testing. Research areas range from mental health and addiction, sexualities, and public understanding of science. His research uses a variety of methods, from Structural Equation Modeling to Item Response Theory and text mining applications.

For an updated list of publications and scientific contributions, please check Emanuele's ORCiD.