Loyola University Maryland

Department of History

Dr. Michele Alacevich

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Director of Global Studies and Assistant Professor of HistoryAlacevich
410-617-5681 (voicemail rarely checked)
alacevich@loyola.edu
Office: Humanities 323

Curriculum Vitae

Biography

Michele Alacevich is Director of Global Studies and Assistant Professor of History. 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 HistoryHistory of Political EconomyReview of Political EconomyRivista 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).

Areas of Specialization

  • History of Development
  • History of Social Sciences
  • Global History
  • European History

Courses

  • GT xxx Introduction to Global Studies 
  • HS 363 A Century of Diplomacy: United States Foreign Policy Since 1890

Publications

The Political Economy of the World Bank: The Early Years
The Political Economy of the World Bank: The Early Years (Stanford University Press, 2009).

Economia politica. Un'introduzione storica Economia politica. Un'introduzione storica. With Daniela Parisi (Il Mulino, 2009).