Curriculum Vitae

Current Position

John G. Tower Dist. Chair in International Politics
2019 - present.
Department of Political Science,
Southern Methodist University


PhD Political Science, Columbia University, 2011
(awarded with distinction)
MSc International Relations, London School of Economics
and Political Science (LSE), 2003
BA (laurea) in Political Science, Luiss University, Rome, 2002

Professional Experience

Assistant/associate professor (with tenure), Univ. of Cambridge, 2012-2019

Research fellow in foreign policy, Brookings Institution, 2010-11

Analyst, Post-Conflict Rehabilitation and Reconciliation, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Beirut, Lebanon, 2003-2004