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Filippo Andreatta

Professore ordinario

Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali

Settore scientifico disciplinare: SPS/04 SCIENZA POLITICA

Curriculum vitae

Full Professor of Political Science, University of Bologna (since 2005), Department of Political and Social Sciences, teaching International Politics, Strategic Studies.


Visiting Professor at the School of International Studies, University of Trento (2014-2017).
Supervisor in the Ph.D. in Political Science, Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane - Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence (2005-2013).
Director of the MA program in Diplomatic and International Studies, Faculty of Political Science «Roberto Ruffilli», University of Bologna at Forlì (2006-2012).
Associate Professor at the University of Parma (2002-2005), Adjunct Professor at the Bologna Center of the Paul Nitze School of Advanced and International Studies of Johns Hopkins University (2005-2006), and at Bocconi University (2002-2003).
Fellow at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Bruxelles, 1997-1999), the Schumann Centre of the European University Institute (Florence, 1997-1998), the Institute for Security Studies of the Western European Union (Paris 1996), the Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, 1992).

Author of four monographs and of more than 80 articles and book chapters in English or Italian. Editor of two volumes. Co-author of a widely adopted textbook on International Relations.

Director of the joint International Politics Laboratory (IP LAB) of the Fondazione Bruno Kessler and the University of Trento (since 2016).

Previously, Director of the Research Center on International Politics and Conflict Resolution of the Bruno Kessler Foundation, Trento (2012-2016).

Scientific coordinator of the following projects: «Solutions and Failures in Identity-based Conflicts: the Autonomy of Trentino-South Tyrol in comparative perspective (SOLFAIL)». with the universities of Bologna, Columbia University e University of California at Irvine. financed by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Trento e Rovereto (2012-2014).
«Projections and Relevant Effects of Demographic Implications, Changes and Trends (PREDICT)», Fbk Unit coordinated by Bologna, with the universities of Warwick, Sabanci, Johns Hopkins, financed by NATO Allied Command Transformation, Norfolk (2014).
«The Transition of International Politics», financed by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Forlì (2011-2012).
«Geopolitics and energy in Central Asia. From the Great Game to the Great Frame», financed by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2010-2011).
«The Regularity of Irregular Wars. The Relationship between Technology and Conflict», financed by Finmeccanica, total cost (2011).
«The Transformation of the International System», with the universities of Pavia, Catholic, Milan, financed by the Italian Ministry of University (PRIN, 2008-2012).
«L'ambiente strategico internazionale», financed by Alenia Aeronautica (2006-2011).
«Free Trade, Peace and African RTAs», financed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (1999-2000).
«European Integration and Transatlantic Relations», financed by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (1997-1999).

Member of the evaluation panel of the Italian Ministry of University (since 2003).
Member of the editorial board of the Journal of International Relations and Development (since 2005).
Member of the academic board for political science for the publisher «Il Mulino» (2001-2009 and 2013-).
Member of the executive committee of the Italian Society of Political Science (since 2014).

Coordinator of the evaluation Panel of the National Research Council on social sciences (2010).
Member of the editorial board of the «Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica» (2003-2006) and «Il Mulino» (2000-2006).
Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of the Italian Standing Group on International Relations (2005-2008).

Vice President of the AREL think-tank (since 2007).
Member of the Italian UNESCO National Committee (since 2003).

Member of the Executive Committee of the Istituto Affari Internazionali (2013-2016). Member of the Board of Finmeccanica (2007-2008) and of Alma Graduate School (2004-2014). Chairman of the Scientific Committee of Nomisma (2007-2010), Member of the Scientific Committee of the Ansaldo Foundation (2012-2015).
Op-editor for Corriere della Sera (2005-2009), Il Riformista (2003-2004), Il Resto del Carlino (2002-2003).


Ph.D. in International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science, supervisor: Prof. C. Coker. Thesis: «Collective Security: Theory and Practice of an Institution for Peace in the XX Century» (1992-1996).

Master in International Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, advisor: Prof. G. Sartori (1990-1992).

BA cum laude in Political Science,  Faculty of Political Science, University of Bologna. Dissertation: «Il concetto di interesse nazionale e la stabilità internazionale dopo la guerra fredda»; supervisors: Prof. G. Freddi, Prof. A. Panebianco (1989-1992).
B. Sc. (Econ.) in International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science, advisor: Prof. C.J. Hill (1986-1989).

International Baccalaureate, United World College of the Atlantic, Wales (1984-1986).