Professor at the School of Political Science, University of Bologna – Forlì, his main research interests include: the role of the EU in promoting the principles of the rule of law in the international arena; international refugee law and EU immigration law; international and EU non-discrimination law; the role of the domestic courts in the implementation of EU law.
Among others, he is a member of the scientific board of the legal academic review Diritto, Immigrazione e Cittadinanza and of the PhD Commission on EU Law - University of Bologna. He is the coordinator of the Undergraduate Program of the International and Diplomatic Science’s program of the School of Political Science-Unibo. He is member of the Equality Committee of the University of Bologna (Comitato Unico di Garanzia) and has a leading role in the multidisciplinary research network on gender studies of the same University (Almagender – IRT). Finally, he has been responsible for the University of Bologna of the Italian National Focal Point of the EU Agency on Fundamental Rights (Wien).
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