Silvia Frosina holds a MA from the China Institute at SOAS, University of London. Her research interests focus on civil society and social movements in East and Southeast Asia. In 2021 she earned a scholarship by the Scuola Normale Superiore to conduct doctoral research on the digital aspects of social movements in Hong Kong. She is also a contributor to media outlets such as Il manifesto and China Files.
Francesca Frassineti is Associate Research Fellow at ISPI Asia Centre and Pan-European Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR).
Mary Fitzgerald is a researcher and consultant specialising in the Euro-Mediterranean region with a particular focus on Libya. She has reported on and researched Libya since February 2011 and lived there in 2014. She has conducted research on Libya for the International Crisis Group, European Council on Foreign Relations, European University Institute and United States Institute of Peace among others. She has consulted for a number of international organisations working in Libya including in the areas of peace building, local governance, and civil society.
Fitriani joins the Department of Politics and International Relations, CSIS in 2016. Broadly, her research focus includes defence and security in Asia Pacific, women in peace and security, non-traditional security, as well as Indonesia politics and foreign policy. She specialises in women's participation in international peacekeeping operation.
Before joining ISPI Filippo Fasulo served as the Director of the Italy-China Foundation's Centre on Business Research (CeSIF). In 2014, he earned a Ph.D. in Politics and Istitutions from the Catholic University of Milan with a dissertation on the concept of power in China's politics that was awarded the Cesare Bonacossa Prize by the University of Pavia. In 2012, he received a MSc in China in Comparative Perspectives at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Since 2011, he has been lecturing on China-related topics at the Catholic University of Milan.
Bojan Elek is a senior researcher at Belgrade Centre for Security Policy, a leading think-tank specializing in security issues in the Western Balkans. He specializes in European Union enlargement policy and Serbia’s European integration, with a special focus on monitoring reform in the rule of law and security. He is the coordinator of the Western Balkans Organized Crime Radar, a regional network of think-tanks researching organized crime and monitoring government policies in this area.
Valery Dzutsati is a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at Jamestown Foundation, Washington, DC. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Arizona State University. His research focuses on civil and interstate conflict, collective action, religion and politics, and methodology with an empirical focus on Eurasia and Eastern Europe
Vedran Dzihic is a senior researcher at the O.I.I.P and lecturer at the University of Vienna. He is also a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, School of Advanced International Studies, John Hopkins University, Washington D.C. His field of research are related to democracy and transition processes, European integration, civil society and protest movements, foreign policy, conflict research, and nationalism. His regional focus lies on Eastern and Southeastern Europe and the USA.
Giuseppe Dentice (Ph.D) has served as a Research Fellow at the Middle East and North Africa Centre at ISPI, where he has been researching on geopolitical and security issues in the MENA region, and Teaching Assistant at the Catholic University in Milan.
His research interests apply also on Egypt, Israel and Gulf monarchies, and socio-political transformations in the Greater Middle East.