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Francesco Ragazzi

Associate Professor, Leiden University

Dr. Francesco Ragazzi is associate professor in International Relations at Leiden University (Netherlands) and associated scholar at the Centre d’Etude sur les Conflits, Liberté et Sécurité (France). He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Sciences Po Paris (France) and Northwestern University (US). His research interests include diaspora politics, counter-radicalisation, counter-terrorism, migration and citizenship. His last research project explored the effects of security counter-terrorism and counter-radicalisation on contemporary meanings of citizenship in France, the Netherlands and the UK. His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as International Political Sociology, Security Dialogue, Political Geography, Journal of International Relations and Development, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies and Cultures & Conflits and has featured in various edited volumes. He serves on the editorial board of the journals International Political Sociology, Citizenship Studies and Cultures & Conflits. He has been consulted as an expert on issues of security by the European Parliament, the Council of Europe and the French Senate. He is the recipient of the ERC consolidator grant "The Security Politics of Computer Vision" which will start in 2020.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, Leiden University


  • 2010 
    Sciences Po Paris and Northwestern University, PhD / Political Science