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Professor in Political Science, University of Warwick

I am Professor of Political Science in the Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) of the University of Warwick.
I am currenty the Principal Investigator for an ESRC funded project on "The Effect of Terrorism on Public Attitudes and Individual Well-being in Great Britain".
My research has been funded by the AXA Research Fund, the British Academy, the ESRC, the Folke Bernadotte Academy, the Swedish Research Council, UNU-WIDER and the World Bank.
I have held teaching and research appointments at the University of Essex, the University of Genoa, the University of Naples "Federico II", Ca' Foscari University of Venice, IMT Lucca and Sciences Po, Paris.
In my pre-academic life, I served as an officer in the Italian Navy, principally working in anti-submarine warfare.
Fields: Civil-Military Relations, Defence Economics, International Migration, Military Interventions, Terrorism.


  • 2014–2023
    Professor of Political Science, University of Warwick