Carlotta Fagioli is a PhD researcher specialising in International Relations at the Brussels School of International Studies, where she also earned a 120 ECTS Master's Degree in International Relations. Prior to joining the University of Kent she worked as a research assistant at the International Law Institute in Washington, D.C. (USA). She also holds a BA in Political Science and International Relations from the LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome.
Carlotta Fagioli's research interests are mainly centred upon the EU's and Russia's foreign policy, the European Neighbourhood Policy and non-traditional approaches in the field of international relations theory. Her research project focuses on the concept of sovereignty in Russia's foreign policy discourse and is supervised by Dr Tom Casier and Professor Harm Schepel.