External contributor

Michele Comelli

Senior Researcher, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

Michele Comelli(MA, PhD) is senior fellow
at the IAI. He has published books, peer reviewed articles and papers on EU
integration, EU foreign and security policy and EU neighbourhood policy. He is
currently a member of the steering committee of the Lisboan project and was formerly
on that of EU4Seas, of
which he was also leader of the “Politics and security” WP. He is in
charge of cooperation with
the Italian Parliamentat the
IAI – and relatedly is the editor of the Observatoryon
transatlantic relationship (quarterly, in Italian) – and with the Epin network.

He worked for two
research institutes – the Berlin-based IEP and the Stockholm-based SIIA –
within the framework of the European Foreign and Security Policy Studies
programme (EFSPS) and is currently aMarshall Memorial
Fellowof the
German Marshall Fund and teaches EU Law and EU Policies in a number of Italian