About Luca Mantegazza
Luca Mantegazza is the Research Coordinator and interim Deputy Director of the One Health Center of Excellence at the University of Florida. He is a Political Economist by training (B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. in political economy) and an interdisciplinary researcher by choice. He conducted research at the Center for African Studies at UF to include perspectives from other disciplines including Political Science, Religious Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, and Linguistic while teaching Game Theory and Microeconomics in the Economics Department.
In the spring of 2020, he joined the One Health Center to help coordinating and supporting the many transdisciplinary collaborations with other universities and research centers studying the COVID-19 pandemic. He is particularly interested in the integration of the Sustainable Development Goals into academic disciplines to encourage transdisciplinarity.