2018-19 Europeans in the USA

Searching for Historical Perspectives

My visit to Columbia University is drawing to a close. The four months I have spent here have been an extraordinary period, and I’m grateful to Fulbright for making it possible. It is next to impossible to describe in detail all the highlights and opportunities that the program has granted me. As a visiting scholar […]


My Fulbright-Schuman Experience in NYC

The Fulbright-Schuman Program made possible one of the most extraordinary experiences of my life. Even if I initially conceived it as a mainly academic project, I very soon realized that this would be a profoundly transforming and personal experience. Being in New York City for six months to study at Columbia University was academically enriching […]

2016-17 Europeans in the USA

From Oxford to New York and Back

In 2016 I was awarded one of the Fulbright-Schuman pre-doctoral fellowships in order to conduct research at Columbia University in the city of New York. Hosted by Professor Tim Frye, at the Political Science Department I researched how economic sanctions affect politics in targeted countries. The time I spent at Columbia was tremendously enriching and […]