Diego Nocetti has been named interim Dean of the David. D. Reh School of Business at Clarkson University effective July 1, 2021.
Nocetti is taking over for current Reh School Dean and Richard ’55 and Joy Dorf Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Augustine Lado who has been appointed Senior Advisor to President Tony Collins on Anti-Racism for the coming year.
Nocetti joined the Reh School of Business in 2006 after graduating with a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Memphis. He was named a full professor of economics and financial studies in 2017.
Since joining the Reh School of Business, Nocetti has taken on key leadership and policy-making roles, working on aspects of faculty development, AACSB accreditation, strategic planning, governance, and curriculum innovation.
Nocetti is a renowned theorist in decision analysis. He has published more than 30 articles in leading scientific journals. His research has contributed to the understanding of both positive and normative aspects of risk-taking behavior and has informed public policy debates on a broad range of issues, including the willingness to pay to stop the spread of a pandemic, the appropriate discount rate to use in public projects, and the proper design of economic incentives to stimulate charitable giving.
Nocetti received the inaugural Reh School Research Award in 2016, and in 2012, Clarkson awarded Nocetti the John W. Graham Faculty Research Award "for outstanding research accomplishments by a young faculty member and promise of future achievements."
Nocetti and his wife Luciana have one daughter, Isabella.