Since June 2022, Luca is a Lecturer/Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Maynooth University. Luca's research interests lie in entrepreneurship in emerging markets, with a focus on African micro-entrepreneurship, poverty, gender empowerment, and systemic issues. He is also interested in innovation research and internationalization strategies of startups and multinationals. Dr Castellanza's work has been published in leading Management journals such as Journal of Business Venturing. Recently, his article "Crises and the Disadvantaged: How Effectual Behaviour Leads to Resilience Among Micro-Entrepreneurs" has appeared in the Academy of Management Proceedings 2022.
In the beginning of 2022 Luca graduated summa cum laude at the faculty of Business Administration, Mannheim University. CONGRATULATIONS