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Emanuele Fino

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences

Staff Group(s)


Emanuele is a Senior lecturer at NTU Psychology. He teaches across a number of modules in undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including:

  • Advanced Social Psychology.
  • Individual Differences, Conceptual and Historical issues in Psychology.
  • Professional Practice in Psychology.
  • Research Methods 2 - Psychometrics.
  • Statistics (MSc).
  • Statistics II.
  • Testing Psychological Theory using Structural Equation Modelling.
  • Undergraduate Project Labs.

He is Associate Course Leader for Combined Honours, and he leads on the following undergraduate modules:

  • Individual Differences, Conceptual and Historical issues in Psychology.
  • Research Methods 2 - Psychometrics.

Career overview

Emanuele graduated at Sapienza University of Rome, where he also completed his MSc in 2010 and then PhD in social psychology in 2013. He has taken a number of roles in research in the private sector before working as Assessment Psychometrician and Data Analyst at Sheffield Medical School from 2016 to 2018, and as Senior Lecturer and Chair of the Assessment Group at Aston Medical School from 2018 to 2020.

He joined NTU Psychology 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 interests are in personality and social psychology, with a focus on psychological assessment and psychometrics applied to personality, identity, mental health, and well-being. His research uses a variety of methods, from Classical Test Theory to Item Response Theory, Structural Equation Modelling, and text analytics.

He is a member of the Editorial Board of BMC Psychology.

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