Benno Zogg is a Senior Researcher at the Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich and co-editor of the monthly CSS Analyses in Security Policy and other publications. He is also co-head of the Peace & Security Program at the think tank Foraus.
Tobia Zevi is an Associate Research Fellow in charge of the Global Cities Programme at ISPI. He holds a Ph.D. from the Third University of Rome. In 2019 he was selected as Global Fellow Eisenhower, while in 2017 he was Fellow in the US Government’s “International Visitors Leadership Program” (IVLP). In 2017-2018 he was political adviser to the Italian Prime Minister, Mr.
Maha Yahya is director of the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center, where her work focuses broadly on political violence and identity politics, pluralism, development and social justice after the Arab uprisings, the challenges of citizenship, and the political and socio-economic implications of the migration/refugee crisis.
Grant Wyeth is a Melbourne-based political analyst specializing in Australia and the Pacific, India and Canada. He is a researcher at the Asia Institute, University of Melbourne working on issues across the Indo-Pacific, with specialty interests in Australia, the South Pacific, India, and Canada. His analysis has also been published by The Diplomat, World Politics Review, 9 Dash Line, and foreign affairs publications attached to The Lowy Institute, Australian Strategic Policy Institute, and the Australian Institute of International Affairs.
Matthew Wilson is Associate Professor of Political Science and Senior Fellow in the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He also serves as Director of SMU’s Center for Faith and Learning, as well as Lead Curriculum Advisor for the George W. Bush Presidential Center’s Liberty and Leadership Program. He holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Duke University, as well as a B.A. in History and Political Science from Louisiana State University.
Frederic Wehrey is Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (Middle East Program).
Dr. La Toya Waha is Deputy Director of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung’s Regional Programme Political Dialogue Asia in Singapore. Dr. Waha’s research focus is on the emergence of political violence, the relation between religion, politics and the state as well as suicide as a political tool. She has published on political culture, collective violence as well as political parties in South Asia. Her major publication is her book, Religion and State-Formation in Transitional Societies: Sri Lanka in a Comparative Perspective.
Patrick Verhoeven is the Coordinator of the World Port Sustainable Program, as well as Managing Director of the International Association of Ports and Harbors.
Arturo Varvelli is the Head of the Rome Office and Senior Policy Fellow for the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), and a Senior Associate Fellow at ISPI. He also works as a scholar on topics such as Italian-Libyan relations, Libyan domestic and foreign politics, Italian foreign policy in the Middle East and Mediterranean region, Jihadist groups in North Africa, having published both books and articles on these subjects.
Nathan W. Toronto is the commissioning editor for the Program on Civil-Military Relations in Arab States at the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center. He is the author of How Militaries Learn: Human Capital, Military Education, and Battlefield Effectiveness.