Dr. Federico Triolo

Dr. Federico Triolo

Assistant Professor, College of Media & Mass Communication


Dr Federico Triolo is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the American University in the Emirates. He is a practice-oriented academic and believes that marketing can foster positive social change.

Previously, Dr Triolo has worked as a Founder or Account Manager in the banking and digital marketing industry in Italy, Spain, and Australia. Throughout his academic, professional, and international career, he has developed a strong interest in (digital) marketing and sustainability concerns, and supports the transition toward a more sustainable society.

Dr Triolo’s research interests are related to consumer culture, digital marketing, icons and sustainability—all subjects that he has written extensively about.

Dr Triolo has a PhD in Marketing from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia. Prior to this, he obtained a master’s degree in Marketing, Globalization and Culture from the University of Southern Denmark, where he also won an international scholarship to study at Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea for one semester. In addition, Dr Triolo has a bachelor’s of Business and Administration from the University of Bergamo, Italy, where he was also awarded a European scholarship to study at the University of Cyprus for one semester.

Amongst Dr Triolo’s array of professional achievements, he earned a Good Teaching Score (GTS) of 100% while at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and has been the recipient of various international grants and competitions. He is a member of the Consumer Culture Insights Group in Melbourne, Australia, and the American Educational Research Association, based in Washington D.C.


Prof. Mohammed Kirat

Professor / Dean

Dr. Samia Hashim

Assistant Professor / Department Chair - BA in Public Relations

Dr. Walaa Fouda

Assistant Professor / Department Chair - BA In Media And Mass Communication

Dr. Khalid Al Kassimi

Dr. Khaled Al-Kassimi

Assistant Professor / Director of Research Support

Dr. Sonja Brown

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Dr. Soad Matar

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mario Rodriguez

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mona Abdurahman

Assistant Professor

Dr. Yahia Benlarbi

Assistant Professor

Dr. Federico Triolo

Assistant Professor

Mrs. Elizabeth Matar

Assistant Professor

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