Riccardo Michele Colangelo

Fellow 2023/2025

▌▌▌Adjunct Professor at the University of Turin

Riccardo Michele Colangelo is a distinguished academic currently serving as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Management at the University of Turin, Italy. He has recently been awarded a scolarship and he started his PhD at the Universitas Mercatorum in Rome.

Riccardo specializes in the areas of legal informatics, data protection, commercial law, law for digital economy, corp-tech and corporate digital responsibility.

Riccardo has an impressive portfolio of research, with numerous publications in esteemed journals. His research interests are diverse, covering topics such as data protection, AI and corporate governance, the role of corporate digital responsibility in modern enterprises.

In addition to his research endeavors, Riccardo is deeply committed to education and has a rich teaching experience. After several years as Teaching and Research Assistant in Legal Informatics and Logic at the University of Pavia, Department of Law, becoming the first collaborator of Professor Romano Oneda, he has taught various courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels: Legal Informatics and Logic, Legal Informatics, Elements of Law and Information Processing Systems (University of Pavia) and Law for Digital Economy (University of Turin). As part of a second-level master’s degree program at the University of Turin, he has taught legal aspects related to privacy, cybersecurity and AI too.

Known for his engaging teaching style, Riccardo has the ability to make complex theoretical concepts easily understandable, fostering an environment that encourages student participation and critical thinking.

He is an active member of several professional organizations (e.g. ANDIG – Associazione Nazionale Docenti Informatica Giuridica e Diritto dell’Informatica) and research projects; he is also a frequent speaker at professional and academic conferences and seminars, where he shares his latest research findings and collaborates with peers.

His dedication to academic excellence, both in research and teaching, makes him a valuable member of the University of Turin and the broader academic community in the field of legal informatics and corp-tech studies

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