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.
Michael D. Driessen is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science and International Affairs at John Cabot University, Rome, where he also directs the University’s Interfaith Initiative. He received his doctorate from the University of Notre Dame and was a Post-doctoral Fellow at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Doha, Qatar.
Emmanuel Dreyfus is a Russia Research Fellow at the French Military School Strategic Research Institute (IRSEM).
Claudio Dordi is Technical Assistance Team Leader of the EU-Vietnam Multilateral Trade Assistance Project and Professor of International Law and former Director of the PhD Program in International Law and Economics at Bocconi University, Milan. In the context of the EU-MUTRAP, since 2008 he has been leading a task force of more than six hundred experts to promote the integration of Vietnam in the world economic, trade and investment community. He has been visiting professorial fellow at Georgetown Law School in 2002 and 2003 and at a several universities in South America, Europe and Asia...
Samuele works at UNIDIR as a Researcher (Cyber) within the Security and Technology Programme. He has expertise in multiple domains related to the international dimensions of cybersecurity, such as cyber diplomacy and cyber norms. He is also interested in political regimes in cyberspace, particularly in terms of disinformation and elections.
Before joining UNIDIR, Samuele was a research fellow at the ISPI Center on Cybersecurity. He has also worked as a consultant on various projects funded by international bodies like the Council of Europe and the European Commission.
Thanos P. Dokos received his Ph.D. in International Relations from Cambridge University and has held research posts at the Hessische Stiftung Friedens und Konfliktforschung (1989-90) and the Center for Science and International Affairs (CSIA) at Harvard University (1990-91). He served as the Director for Research, Strategic Studies Division, Hellenic Ministry of National Defence (1996-98) and as an Advisor on NATO issues to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1998-1999). He was a NATO research fellow for 1996-98. He is currently the Director-General of ELIAMEP.
Carolina de Stefano is an Associate Research Fellow at the Russia, Caucasus and Central Asia Centre at ISPI. She is currently completing her Ph.D. at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa, and she is a visiting researcher at the Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow. She obtained her master’s degree from Luiss University in Rome, with a thesis on the Rule of Law in Russia.