Federiga Bindi

Jean Monnet Chair @Uniroma2, Sr. Fellow @SAIS & IWPR, Dan German Chair @Appstate

Prof. Federiga Bindi is Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS Johns Hopkins University, as well as J.Monnet Chair & Professor of Political Science at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. She also holds the Dan German Distinguished Visiting Chair at Appalachian State University and leads the Foreign Policy Initiative at the Institute for Women Policy Research in Washington DC. Prof. Bindi held a number of policy appointments in government, among which Fellow at the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee under Sen. John Kerry ; she advised four different Italian governments and a number of international organizations such as the European Commission, the Council of Europe, UNIDO and the World Bank. She held senior management appointments both in academia and government, such as Founding Director of the EU Center of Excellence at UniRoma Tor Vergata, Acting Director of International Affairs and Director of International Training of the National School of Administration, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Brussels and occasionally acts as a strategic consultant for international organizations, NGOs, business and senior political leaders.