Abhijnan Rej is a Fellow in the Strategic Studies Programme. His current research revolves around Indian grand strategy, India’s China and Pakistan policies, and theory and practice of limited wars. His secondary research interests include conventional and nuclear deterrence, and international institutions.
Fernando Reinares, Senior Associate Research Fellow at ISPI Radicalization and International Terrorism Centre, is director of the Program on Global Terrorism at Elcano Royal Institute and Professor of Political Science and Security Studies at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, both in Madrid, as well as Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
Samuel Ramani is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Politics and International Relations at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford. He is also a geopolitical analyst and commentator who contributes regularly to Foreign Policy, the Washington Post, Al-Monitor and the Valdai Discussion Club.
Dr. Rajeswari (Raji) Pillai Rajagopalan is a Distinguished Fellow and heads the Nuclear and Space Policy Initiative at the Observer Research Foundation. She is also a Non-Resident Indo-Pacific Fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre from April-December 2020.
Wolfgang Pusztai is a security & policy analyst. He is the Chairman of the Advisory Board, National Council on U.S.-Libya Relations and a Director, Perim Associates.
Matteo Pugliese is an ISPI Associate Research Fellow at the Centre on Radicalization and International Terrorism. He is a PhD candidate at the University of Barcelona in the Law and Political Science doctoral program, studying the role of prison intelligence in the prevention of terrorism and organized crime in Europe. His research interests include counter terrorism policy, jihadism, radicalization dynamics, prisons, intelligence, far-right extremism, NATO, hybrid threats and law enforcement.
Elżbieta Proń holds a PhD in Contemporary Chinese Studies from the University of Nottingham. She is affiliated with the Institute of Political Science at the University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland). She was a Visiting Researcher to the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (2011), KIMEP University in Kazakhstan (2011-2012), and the American University of Central Asia in Kyrgyzstan (2012). She also taught at the OSCE Academy of Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan.
Chiara Proietti Silvestri is analyst at the Bologna-based energy consultancy Rie-Ricerche Industriali ed Energetiche, focusing on the economic and political dynamics of the main global energy issues. At ISPI, Chiara is author of the “Energy Security Focus” for the Foreign Policy Observatory of the Parliament and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She currently works on the energy developments in the Mediterranean area, with particular attention to the EastMed gas discoveries.
Maddalena Procopio is Associate Research Fellow at ISPI for the Africa Programme. She holds a PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics. She is currently political analyst for sub-Saharan Africa at Eni.