BiographyDaniela Irrera is Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Catania, where she teaches International Politics and Global civil society. She has been Visiting Fellow at the Stony Brook University, New York; Clinton Institute for American Studies, University College Dublin, Ireland; Fulbright Alumni at University of Delaware; Université Libre de Bruxelles; University of Oxford; New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Metropolitan University, Prague; Dogus University, Istanbul; Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun; Nanyang Technological University; National University Singapore.
She has been recently awarded with a DAAD Fellowship at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt.
She is Member of the executive committee of the Standing Group on Organised Crime, European Consortium for Political Research. She is part of several research projects funded by the EU under Jean Monnet Action, Lifelong Learning Programme, and Horizon 2020.
She has published in the areas of International Relations and EU politics, dealing with global terrorism, transnational organised crime, civil society and humanitarian affairs.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
International Relations; EU Security; NGOs and humanitarian action; organized crime; terrorism; simulations as a teaching tool
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