Professor of Political Science, University of Bologna (since
2005), Department of Political and Social Sciences, teaching
International Politics, Strategic Studies. Chair of the Department (since 2018).
Previously: Visiting Professor at the School of International Studies, University of Trento (2014-2017). 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.
Member of the academic board for political science for the
publisher «Il Mulino» (2001-2009 and 2013-) and of the executive committee of the Italian Society of
Political Science (since 2014). Previously: Director of the Research Center on International Politics and Conflict Resolution (Cerpic) of the Bruno Kessler Foundation, Trento (2012-2016). 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).
Previously: Member of the Italian UNESCO National Committee (since 2003) and 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 (1992-1996).
Master in International Affairs, School of International and
Public Affairs, Columbia University
BA cum laude in Political Science (1989-1992). B. Sc. (Econ.) in International Relations, London School of
Economics and Political Science (1986-1989).
International Baccalaureate, United World College of the
Atlantic, Wales (1984-1986).