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Federico Alagna

Adjunct professor

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Curriculum vitae


September 2020 | Ph.D. in Global and International Studies, University of Bologna, Italy (SSD SPS/04) & Ph.D. in Management Sciences, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands (joint doctorate)

July 2013 | Master of Laws (LL.M.) cum laude in International Crime and Justice, United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) & University of Turin, Italy

November 2011 | Master’s Degree cum laude in International Relations, University of Bologna, Italy

November 2009 | Bachelor’s Degree cum laude in Political Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy

Relevant professional experience

September 2022 – To date | Adjunct Professor of Political Science, University of Bologna, Italy

October 2021 – To date | Post-doctoral Researcher, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy

April 2020 – To date | Independent Researcher & Consultant (Migration, civil society)

February 2021 – September 2022 | Teaching Assistant, University of Bologna, Italy

March 2017 – June 2018 | Deputy-Mayor for Culture, Public Education and Youth Policies of the City of Messina, Italy

October 2016 – September 2019 | PhD Researcher, University of Bologna, Italy

September 2015 – February 2017 | Independent Researcher (Organised crime, civil society)

February 2014 – December 2014 | MP Consultant (Italian Parliament – Special Anti-mafia Committee)

September 2013 – August 2015 | Associate Project Officer, Project Officer & Research Project Coordinator, Osservatorio sulla ndrangheta, Reggio Calabria, Italy

September 2012 – August 2013 | Didactic assistant to the Chair of Political Science, University of Bologna, Italy

September 2012 – October 2012 | Intern, National Anti-Mafia Prosecutor’s Office, Rome, Italy

November 2011 – May 2012 | Intern, Mafia? Nein Danke! e. V., Berlin, Germany

Linguistic skills

Italian Mother tongue | English, Spanish & Portuguese Proficient user | French Good overall skills | German Fair overall skills


Other relevant information

Published articles, reportages and op-eds – concerning migration, organised crime and municipalism – on magazines, newspapers, websites, incl. Political Critique, MicroMega online, Domani, il manifesto, Jacobin Italia, Q Code Magazine, Narcomafie, Antimafia Duemila, Commonspolis.

Speaker and panellist in international conferences, meetings and seminars, organised, among others, by Scuola Normale Superiore, Radboud University, Humboldt University, FLACSO Ecuador, University of Tours & International Political Science Association, New York University, Utrecht University, City of Amsterdam, Seebrücke, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung & Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung – Portugal, European Alternatives, European Cultural Foundation, Foundation of Economy and Public Administration & Krakow University of Economics.

Guest lecturer at the Scuola Normale Superiore (2022), University of Bologna (2012, 2021, 2022), Humboldt University (2016), Radboud University (2018, 2019).


Last update: September 2022

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