Coordinator for Social and Political Sciences, Allievi Honors Program, Collegio Carlo Alberto


PhD in Sociology, University of Oxford, 2015


Research Interests

Signalling theory, Social dilemmas, Social norms, Experiments, Agent-based modelling



  • Methods for Social Change and Policy Analysis
  • Socio-economic Topics: Public Goods and Cooperation Dilemmas


Selected Works

  • Szekely, A., Andrighetto, G., Payette, N., & Tummolini, L. (2020). Aggression, Conflict, and the Formation of Intimidating Group Reputation: Social Psychology Quarterly83(1).
  • Szekely, A., & Gambetta, D. (2020). Does information about toughness decrease fighting? Experimental evidence. PLOS ONE15(2). 
  • Przepiorka, W., Rutten, C., Buskens, V., & Szekely, A. (2020). How dominance hierarchies emerge from conflict: A game theoretic model and experimental evidence. Social Science Research86.

Assistant Professor

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