Italy Program Fellow, Brookings Institution
Matteo Garavoglia is the is the Italy Program Fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution.
His research focuses on the European Union’s common foreign and security policy in general and on humanitarian, development, democratization, and migration policies in particular.
Additionally, he covers issues pertaining to U.S.-Italy relations and Italian politics.
Previously, Garavoglia has been a 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.
He has also carried out extensive fieldwork in both Africa and Latin America. Within this context, he has worked 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.
Garavoglia is also member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), Council for the United States and Italy, the German Council on Foreign Relations, the Aspen Institute, the American Political Sciences Association and of the International Humanitarian Studies Association.
Garavoglia received his bachelor’s degree at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, 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 of the Freie Universität Berlin.