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Isabella Corradini

Social-psychologist, and criminologist, she is scientific director of Themis Research Centre, an interdisciplinary research lab in psychology and criminology, and co-founder – with Enrico Nardelli, full professor in computer science at University of Rome Tor Vergata - of Link&Think Research Lab, focused on socio-technical analysis of information technologies and informatics education (computational thinking).

She is expert in human factor, safety and security awareness, and in communication. Her cutting-edge research areas include: cybercrime and cybersecurity, risk perception, psychosocial risk factors (technostress, bullying), social media and corporate reputation.

She was a lecturer in social psychology at University of L’Aquila for about ten years. She lectures in industrial training programs and academic masters such as Master in “Economical intelligence” at University of Rome, Tor Vergata, Italy and Master in “Homeland Security” at University Bio-Medical Campus of Rome.

She is responsible for the educational project in schools “Programma il Futuro” (by CINI, Interuniversity Consortium for Informatics, and MIUR, Ministry of Education, University and Research) of the aspects dealing with the responsible use of digital technologies.

She is member of several technical committee (e.g. CeSIntES, University of Rome Tor Vergata) and editorial advisory board (e.g. InSciencePress, Editorial Advisory Board, Construction of Social Psychology).

She has written many papers and books on the expertise areas. She is also the editor of a book series on reputation with Franco Angeli, a major Italian publishing house, whose most recent volume is on the Internet of things (Internet delle cose. Dati, sicurezza e reputazione, 2017) and scientific director of the digital magazine Reputation Today.

      AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Social Psychology: psychosocial risks (work-related stress, burnout) with particular reference to the current legislation for occupational health and safety in the workplace; aggression and violence; prejudice and discrimination; communication and persuasion; psychological and social aspects of information technologies; corporate reputation.

Criminology and security: human factors in safety and cybersecurity, cybercrime, (cyber-)bullying and (cyber-)stalking, social engineering, predatory crimes, risk perception, methodologies and tools for developing cybersecurity awareness.

      INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES/PUBLICATIONS

  • Corradini I. (2020). Building a Cybersecurity in Organizations. How to Bridge the Gap Between People and Digital Technology, Springer.
  • Nardelli E., Corradini I. (2019) Informatics Education in School: A Multi-Year Large-Scale Study on Female Participation and Teachers’ Beliefs. In: Pozdniakov S., Dagienė V. (eds) Informatics in Schools. New Ideas in School Informatics. ISSEP 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11913. Springer.
  • Corradini I., Nardelli E. (2019), Social Engineering and the Value of Data: The Need of Specific Awareness Programs, in AHFE 2019. (Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics) July 24-28, Washington D.C. Advances in Human Factors in Cybersecurity, pp. 59-65, Springer.
  • Corradini I., Marano A. (2019), Violence against teachers in the school environment: An explorative study. Proceedings of Psychological Applications and Trends 2019. Zagreb, Croatia, 4-6 May.  W.I.A.R.S., World Institute for Advanced Research and Science, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Corradini I., Nardelli E. (2018), Awareness in the online use of digital technologies of Italian studens. Proceedings of ICERI 2018, 11th Annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation. 
  • Corradini I., Personal identity in the Digital Society, PoSeID-on Project Launch event. Digital identity privacy threats and business opportunities, will the technology fix everything? Ministry of Economy and Finance, October, 25th.
  • Corradini I., Lodi M., Nardelli E. (2018). An investgation of Italian Primary School Teacher’s View on Coding and Programming. Proceedings of the ISSEP 2018 Conference, Saint Petersburg, October 10-12, 2018. 
  • Corradini I. Nardelli E., Building Organizational Risk Culture in Cyber Security: The Role of Human Factors, AHFE 2018 (Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics): Advances in Human Factors in Cybersecurity, pp. 193-202, Springer Publication.
  • Corradini I., Lodi M., Nardelli E. (2017), Conception and Misconception about Computational Thinking among Italian Primary School Teachers. Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research (ICER ’17), pp.136-144.  Tacoma, WA, USA, August 18-20, 2017.
  • Corradini I., Marano A., Paolinelli F. (2017), On burnout perception among secondary school teachers: a pilot study. Proceedings of the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPact 2017). Budapest, Hungary, 29 April-1st May, W.I.A.R.S., World Institute for Advanced Research and Science, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Corradini I., Lodi M., Nardelli E. (2017), Computational Thinking in Italian Schools: Quantitative Data and Teachers Sentiment Analysis after Two Years of Programma il Futuro Project. Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITICSE ’17), pp 224-229. Bologna, Italia, July 03-05, 2017. 
  • Corradini I., Marano A., Nardelli E. (2016), Work-Related Stress Risk Assessment. A Methodological Analysis Based on Psychometric Principles of an Objective Tool, SAGE Open, July-September, 2016: 1-9.
  • Corradini I., Marano A. (2016), Work-related stress and gender differences: the role of stress factors at work, Italian Journal of Aerospace Medicine, IJASM, n.54, pp. 69-73.
  • Corradini I., Nardelli E. (2016), A Case Study in Information Security Awareness Improvement: A Short Description. Proceedings of the 7th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics (IMCIC). Orlando, Florida, USA, March 8-11, 2016.
  • Corradini I., Marano A. (2016), Work-related stress perception in public and private sector. Proceedings of the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPact 2016), Lisbon, Portugal, 30 April-2 May, W.I.A.R.S., World Institute for Advanced Research and Science, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Corradini I., Marano A. (2015) Information technology as an emerging risk for work-related stress: an integrated risk assessment approach. Proceedings of European Congress of Psychology (ECP), Milan, Italy, 7-10 July. Abstract Book Linking technology and psychology: feeding the mind, energy for life, 2015, Innexta, Milano. Editor: Micol Tummino, Martina Bollati, Martina Widmann.
  • Corradini I., Marano A., Nardelli E. (2015), PRISMA-RA: a set of tools for work related stress risk assessment”. Proceedings of theInternational Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPact 2015), Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2-4 May, W.I.A.R.S., World Institute for Advanced Research and Science, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Corradini I., Marano A., (2015), On the perception of stalking by women. Proceedings of the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPact 2015), Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2-4 May, W.I.A.R.S., World Institute for Advanced Research and Science, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Corradini I., Nardelli E. (2014). Techno-stress prevention in digital society: for a new ecology of interaction between people and IT systems, Invited paper, in International Conference on Digital Intelligence (DI-2014), Nantes, France.

      LECTURING

University of Rome Tor Vergata

  • 2020 (since 2014) – Lecturer in advanced course in “Security Manager”.
  • 2018 – Lecturer in the Master of “Economic Intelligence”.

Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome

  • 2020 (since 2012) – Lecturer in the master “Homeland Security”.

SIOI – Italian Society for International Organizations

  • 2017 (since 2013) – Lecturer in the “Master on Critical Infrastractures”

CASD/IASD – Centre for Defense Higher Studies

  • 2020 (since 2014) – Lecturer in internal seminars.

University of Aquila

  • 2016 (since 2008) – Lecturer in Social Psychology, three-year undergraduate course in Psychology
  • 2016 (since 2009) – Lecturer in “Criminal Behaviour Psychology”, Master of Science in Psychology
  • 2011 – Lecturer in Psychology of Personality and individual differences – three-year undergraduate course in Psychology
  • 2011 – Lecturer in “Organizational Psychology, Graduate School Preventive Medicine
  • 2010 – Lecturer in “Organizational Psychology, three-year undergraduate course Science of Management and Health Planning.
  • 2011 – Lecturer in the Master of Educational Psychology.
  • 2011 – Coordinator for the psychological area of the Observatory on psychosocial risks

Sapienza University of Rome

  • 2015-2014 – Lecturer in the Master “Information Security”
  • 2011 – Lecturer in the Master “I.T. Law.”

Marconi University

  • 2013-2012 – Lecturer in the Master “Science of Investigation and Security”

D’Annunzio University of Chieti

  • 2012-2011 – Lecturer in advanced course “Criminology and Psychopatology.”

University of Palermo

  • 2005-2004 – Lecturer in advanced course for Criminal Police Investigation.

      NATIONAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Corradini, a cura di (2020). Diritti umani, tecnologie e responsabilità sociale. Fondamentali per la reputazione aziendale, Franco Angeli.
  • Corradini I. (2019), Crimini relazionali nell’era digitale. Conoscere per prevenire. Cyberbullismo-mobbing-stalking. Collana Psicologia, edizioni Themis.
  • Corradini I. (2018), “Il fattore umano nella sicurezza informatica: il ruolo chiave della consapevolezza”, Rivista di Scienze dell’Educazione, Pontificia Facoltà di Scienze dell’Educazione Auxilium, 2018/2.
  • Corradini I. (a cura di, 2017), Internet delle cose. Dati, sicurezza e reputazione. Milano, Franco Angeli.
  • Corradini I. (2017), “Human factors in hybrid threats: the need for an integrated view”, in Hybrid Warfare and the evolution of Aerospace Power: risks and opportunities, pubblicazione CESMA, novembre 2017.
  • Corradini I., Zorzino G.  (2017), “Hybrid and Awareness: basic principles”, in Hybrid Warfare and the evolution of Aerospace Power: risks and opportunities, pubblicazione CESMA, novembre 2017. 
  • Corradini I., Franchina L. (2016). Ingegneria sociale: aspetti umani e tecnologici, Collana interdisciplinare di scienze sociali, tecnologiche e della sicurezza, Roma, Edizioni Themis.
  • Corradini I., Nardelli E. (2015). La reputazione aziendale. Aspetti sociali, di misurazione e di gestione. Milano, Franco Angeli.
  • Corradini I., Iaconis M. (2017). Antirapina. Guida alla sicurezza per gli operatori di sportello, Bancaria Editrice, Roma (undicesima edizione).
  • Corradini I., Lambertucci P. (2018). Lo stress nei luoghi di lavoro. Profili psicologici, giuridici e metodologie di valutazione. Edizioni Themis, Roma (quinta edizione). 
  • Corradini I. (2016). “Le discriminazioni: l’approccio psicosociale”. In Pari opportunità e divieti di discriminazione: un cantiere aperto, di P. Lambertucci (a cura di), Edizioni L’Una.
  • Corradini I., Ferraris di Celle B. (a cura di, 2014). La reputazione. Nel tuo nome il tuo valore, Franco Angeli, Milano.
  • Corradini I. (2014). "Gli approcci al Profiling: da Criminal al Digital Profiling". In Criminalistica e scienze forensi. Indagini Criminalistiche e Professioni Forensi nel Processo penale di V. Agostini (a cura di), e-book, Meeting Service Editore, 2014.
  • Corradini I. (2013). "Opportunità e strategie psicologiche nel cybercrime". In La criminalità informatica (a cura di Paolo Galdieri), Rivista elettronica di Diritto, Economia, Management, numero 3-2013.
  • Corradini I. (a cura di, 2013). Le identità al femminile. Le donne e la città di Roma. Report della ricerca realizzata da CISL Roma e Themis Centro Ricerche.  
  • Corradini I. (2013). "Lo stress sul lavoro: P.R.I.S.M.A., un nuovo strumento di indagine". In Stress e Vita. La scienza dello stress e la scienza della salute alla luce della Psiconeuroendocrinoimmunologia" di F. Bottaccioli (a cura di), Tecniche Nuove. 
  • Corradini I. (2011). "Rischi psicosociali, stress e mobbing". In Homo laborans. Strumenti per l'analisi e la promozione del benessere lavorativo, di P. Diotaiuti e S. Amodio (a cura di), Teseo Editore.
  • Corradini I. (2011). "Salute e sicurezza nei luoghi di lavoro". In Homo laborans. Strumenti per l'analisi e la promozione del benessere lavorativo, di P. Diotaiuti e S. Amodio (a cura di), Teseo Editore.
  • Corradini I., Iaconis M., Giuliani A., Russignaga D. (2011). Il rischio rapina. Effetti, procedure e interventi. Bancaria Editrice, Roma 2011.
  • Corradini I. (2011). "Stress lavoro correlato: procedure ed esperienze di valutazione". In Stress lavoro correlato e gestione organizzativa nel settore bancario (2011), di G. Durante e Nicola A. De Carlo (a cura di), Bancaria Editrice, Roma.
  • Corradini I. (2010). "Internet@Crime". In La violenza, A. Fargnoli, S. Moretti, G. Scardaccione (a cura di), edizioni Alpes Italia. 
  • Corradini I. (2010). "La violenza nei luoghi di lavoro: il mobbing e il problema della diagnosi". In La violenza, A. Fargnoli, S. Moretti, G. Scardaccione (a cura di), edizioni Alpes Italia.
  • Corradini I. (2009). Partecipazione alla revisione del testo "Social Psychology" di David G. Myers, Ninth Edition, McGraw-Hill.
  • Corradini I., Cavallo F. (2008). "New Addiction: le dipendenze tecnologiche". In La doppia faccia della doppia diagnosi, di M. di Giannantonio (a cura di). Milano, Franco Angeli. 
  • Corradini I., Iaconis M. (2008). La sicurezza bancaria in Europa, Roma, Bancaria Editrice.
  • Corradini I. (2006). "Espressioni di molestia e violenza nei luoghi di lavoro". In L’eredità di Caino: guardare dentro la violenza, di L. Fargnoli (a cura di), Roma, Edizioni Kappa.
  • Corradini I. (2004). "Il crimine informatico in azienda" (cap. 3); "Hacker e Internet Crime" (Cap. 7); In Tecnologie dell’informazione e comportamenti devianti, di Gemma Marotta (a cura di), Milano, LED. 
  • Corradini I., Di Fede C. (2004). "La criminalità informatica: un’analisi socio-criminologica" (cap. 1). In Tecnologie dell’informazione e comportamenti devianti, di Gemma Marotta (a cura di), Milano, LED. 
  • Corradini I., Galdieri P. (2004). "Tecnologie dell’informazione e psicopatologie" (cap. 11). In Tecnologie dell’informazione e comportamenti devianti, di Gemma Marotta (a cura di), Milano, LED. 

 

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