Professor in Italian Studies
phone: +44 20 7679 3988
Office Hours: On research leave during the academic years 2009-10 and 2010-11.
Research areas: representations of the Italian South, Italian nationalism and national identities, cultural history of liberal Italy, cultural and critical theory, organized crime, Italian food.
- Darkest Italy: The Nation and Stereotypes of the Mezzogiorno, 1860-1900 (1999)
- Cosa Nostra. A History of the Sicilian Mafia (2004)
- Una catastrofe patriottica. 1908: il terremoto di Messina (2008)
- He is currently working on a new book about organized crime.
Further information and a full list of publications are available on IRIS
John Dickie's personal website
John Dickie discusses his new book Blood Brotherhoods on youtube.