Michele Alacevich

Assistant Professor of History and Director of Global Studies

Loyola University, Maryland

Michele Alacevich is Director of Global Studies and Assistant Professor of History at Loyola University, Maryland. 

He specializes in the history of twentieth-century development institutions and ideas, and international history. Current interests include the history of development, the policies of postwar reconstruction in Eastern and Southern Europe, and the history of social sciences in the twentieth century, with a focus on the linkages between the history of ideas, economic and political history, and the history of economic thought. He has authored two books: The Political Economy of the World Bank: The Early Years (Stanford University Press, 2009), translated into Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, and Arabic; and Political Economy: A Historical Introduction (Economia politica. Un'introduzione storica, with Daniela Parisi, Il Mulino, 2009). His publications include articles in Journal of Global History, History of Political Economy, Review of Political Economy, Rivista di Storia Economica, and Journal of the History of Economic Thought

Before moving to Loyola University Maryland, Michele Alacevich was the Associate Director for Research Activities at the Heyman Center for the Humanities, Columbia University (2011-2014), and a research scholar at Harvard University (2010-2011), at Columbia University (2009-2010), and at the World Bank (2006-2008).

He holds a Ph.D. in Business History from the University of Milano, Italy (2006).