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A dual German and Italian citizen, Matteo Garavoglia is the nonresident Italy Program Fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Center on the United States and Europe. Matteo’s research focuses on the European Union’s common foreign and security policy. In particular, he is interested in questions pertaining to the integration of the European humanitarian aid system, European Union development assistance to African, Caribbean, and Pacific countries; democracy support; election observation missions; human rights; and European Union migration and refugees policies. Additionally, he serves as adjunct professor at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin and researches policy issues pertaining to U.S.-EU relations.

Previously, Matteo served as adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, research associate at the University of Oxford’s Centre for International Studies, research fellow at the Centre d’Etudes Européennes de Sciences Po in Paris, research assistant at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and teaching assistant at the Freie Universität Berlin. At the same time, he lived and carried out extensive fieldwork in both West Africa and Latin America. Within this context, Matteo’s professional experience includes work with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and a variety of nongovernmental organizations.

Matteo's work has been published in or quoted by, amongst others, the Brookings Institution, the French Yearbook of International Relations, the German Council on Foreign Relations, the London School of Economics and Political Science, the Italian Institute of International Affairs, the Italian Institute for International Political Studies, the Research College on the Transformative Power of Europe of the Freie Universität Berlin, Nomos Verlag, the Institute for European Politics, the Journal of International Affairs of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, the London School of Economics, the Aspen Institute, the Globalist, Stars and Stripes, The National Interest, The Atlantic, Voice of America, ABC News, NBC News, NPR, Bloomberg, Fortune Magazine, The Washington Post, Al Jazeera, Foreign Policy, and Foreign Affairs.

Matteo has been teaching or has been invited as guest speaker and lecturer at, amongst others, Harvard University, Princeton University, Columbia University, Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, National Defense University, Vienna University of Business and Economics, University of Basel, University of Cologne, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Berlin’s Humboldt University, the University of Heidelberg, Frankfurt’s Goethe’s University, Freie Universität Berlin, Sciences Po Paris, and the University of Oxford. Whilst at its Department of Politics and International Relations, Matteo was unanimously elected senior common room member by the governing body of St. Antony’s College. He is also a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), of the Council for the United States and Italy (elected Young Leader 2014), of the German Council on Foreign Relations, of the Aspen Institute, and of the American Political Science Association.

Matteo studied in Italy and Australia and then received his International Baccalaureate in the Netherlands, his bachelor’s at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, his master’s at the Centre d’Études Européennes de Sciences Po Paris, and his doctorate at the Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies of the Otto-Suhr-Institut für Politikwissenschaft (Freie Universität Berlin). He has lived in 12 countries across four continents and speaks English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.

A dual German and Italian citizen, Matteo Garavoglia is the nonresident Italy Program Fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Center on the United States and Europe. Matteo’s research focuses on the European Union’s common foreign and security policy. In particular, he is interested in questions pertaining to the integration of the European humanitarian aid system, European Union development assistance to African, Caribbean, and Pacific countries; democracy support; election observation missions; human rights; and European Union migration and refugees policies. Additionally, he serves as adjunct professor at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin and researches policy issues pertaining to U.S.-EU relations.

Previously, Matteo served as adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, research associate at the University of Oxford’s Centre for International Studies, research fellow at the Centre d’Etudes Européennes de Sciences Po in Paris, research assistant at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and teaching assistant at the Freie Universität Berlin. At the same time, he lived and carried out extensive fieldwork in both West Africa and Latin America. Within this context, Matteo’s professional experience includes work with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and a variety of nongovernmental organizations.

Matteo’s work has been published in or quoted by, amongst others, the Brookings Institution, the French Yearbook of International Relations, the German Council on Foreign Relations, the London School of Economics and Political Science, the Italian Institute of International Affairs, the Italian Institute for International Political Studies, the Research College on the Transformative Power of Europe of the Freie Universität Berlin, Nomos Verlag, the Institute for European Politics, the Journal of International Affairs of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, the London School of Economics, the Aspen Institute, the Globalist, Stars and Stripes, The National Interest, The Atlantic, Voice of America, ABC News, NBC News, NPR, Bloomberg, Fortune Magazine, The Washington Post, Al Jazeera, Foreign Policy, and Foreign Affairs.

Matteo has been teaching or has been invited as guest speaker and lecturer at, amongst others, Harvard University, Princeton University, Columbia University, Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, National Defense University, Vienna University of Business and Economics, University of Basel, University of Cologne, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Berlin’s Humboldt University, the University of Heidelberg, Frankfurt’s Goethe’s University, Freie Universität Berlin, Sciences Po Paris, and the University of Oxford. Whilst at its Department of Politics and International Relations, Matteo was unanimously elected senior common room member by the governing body of St. Antony’s College. He is also a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), of the Council for the United States and Italy (elected Young Leader 2014), of the German Council on Foreign Relations, of the Aspen Institute, and of the American Political Science Association.

Matteo studied in Italy and Australia and then received his International Baccalaureate in the Netherlands, his bachelor’s at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, his master’s at the Centre d’Études Européennes de Sciences Po Paris, and his doctorate at the Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies of the Otto-Suhr-Institut für Politikwissenschaft (Freie Universität Berlin). He has lived in 12 countries across four continents and speaks English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.

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