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Faculty Profile: Alfonso F Canella

Alfonso F Canella

Senior Lecturer in the Brandeis International Business School

Airline Industry, Health Care Economics, Project Evaluation, Valuations, Oil and Gas Industry, Film Industry

Mr. Canella has worked in the finance function of various industries for over 20 years: energy consulting at Arthur D. Little, Inc., project finance and energy investments at Bank of Boston, engineering finance at Digital Equipment Corporation, financial planning at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and budgeting and planning at Brandeis University.

Aside from his teaching, Mr. Canella works with students and the Career Planning office in career planning, interview preparation, and resume building. Also, Mr. Canella supervises student internships and summer jobs. Mr. Canella also supervises IBS's case competition teams. Mr. Canella is also working with the Hassenfeld Fellows Program, a gift-funded program that takes IBS students overseas for a one week immersion program in transition economies.

Boston University, M.B.A.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S.


Awards & Honors:
  • (2010) International Business School Faculty Teaching Award
  • (2005) International Business School Faculty Teaching Award
  • (2004) IBS Teacher of the Year Award