Luca Iandoli

Associate ProfessorAssoc Dean Global Programs
Dr. Iandoli is Associate Dean for Global and Online Programs at St. John’s University, College of Professional Studies, and an Associate Professor in the Division of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Science. Dr. Iandoli has served as an Associate Professor at the University of Naples Federico II (Italy), and as Visiting Research Professor at Stevens Institute of Technology. He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Center for Collective Intelligence of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has published more than 100 papers on the analysis of interfirm collaboration, collective intelligence in online networks, serving as a member of the editorial board of several academic journals. Dr. Iandoli’s current research focus is on how online interaction and collaboration might be leveraged to help groups, organizations, communities, and companies aggregate and store dispersed knowledge; increase creativity, innovation, and problem solving; and support large-scale, collective intelligence. Dr. Iandoli has served as President of the International Council for Small Business for the 2016–17 term.

Teaching Interests

Design Thinking, Entrepreneurship Education, Digital Entrepreneurship

Research Interests

Mathematics/Computer Science
Design of Online Collaborative Platforms, Collective Intelligence, Information diffusion, Social Networks

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Journal Articles

Introne, J., Yildirim, I. G., Iandoli, L., DeCook, J., and Elzeini, S. (2018). How People Weave Online Information Into Pseudoknowledge. SOCIAL MEDIA + SOCIETY. vol. 4,

Iandoli, L., Piantedosi, L., Salado, A., and Zollo, G. (2018). Elegance as Complexity Reduction in Systems Design. COMPLEXITY.

Cannavacciuolo, L., Iandoli, L., Ponsiglione, C., and Zollo, G. (2017). Learning by failure vs learning by habits Entrepreneurial learning micro-strategies as determinants of the emergence of co-located entrepreneurial networks. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENTREPRENEURIAL BEHAVIOUR & RESEARCH. vol. 23, pp. 524-546.

Lipizzi, C., Dessavre, D. G., Iandoli, L., and Marquez, Jose Emmanuel Ramirez, (2016). Towards computational discourse analysis: A methodology for mining Twitter backchanneling conversations. COMPUTERS IN HUMAN BEHAVIOR. vol. 64, pp. 782-792.

Iandoli, L., Quinto, I., De Liddo, Anna, , and Shum, S. B. (2016). On online collaboration and construction of shared knowledge: Assessing mediation capability in computer supported argument visualization tools. JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. vol. 67, pp. 1052-1067.