Luigi Scazzieri

Senior research fellow
Areas of expertise 

European foreign and security policy, Italy and the EU, transatlantic relations, migration.


Luigi Scazzieri is a senior research fellow at the CER. His work focuses on European security and defence, EU foreign and neighbourhood policy, and Italy's relationship with the EU.

Before joining the CER in 2016, Luigi carried out research at the UK in a Changing Europe Initiative at King's College London, the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

Luigi holds a PhD in European Politics from King's College London, MA degrees from the LSE and King's College London and a BA from the University of Cambridge.

Luigi has contributed opinion pieces and comments on European foreign policy and European politics to outlets such as The Guardian, Project Syndicate, CNN and The Times.

Luigi Scazzieri can be followed on X @LScazzieri and on BlueSky

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