University of Rome Tor Vergata
Maurizia De Bellis, Ph.D.
Maurizia De Bellis (1980) is tenured Assistant Professor [ricercatore] in Administrative Law in the Department of Law of the University of Rome II “Tor Vergata”. In 2013 she has been awarded the National Scientific Qualification [Abilitazione scientifica nazionale] as Associate Professor in Administrative Law (12/D1), by unanimous vote of the jury. After graduating in Law cum laude (2002) in the University of Pisa, she received a Diploma in Law Studies (2003), also cum laude, from the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa (a prestigious public university which admits a small number of students after a competitive selection and grants a full scholarship). She completed her Ph.D. in Public Law of Economics [Diritto pubblico dell’economica] (2007) in the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. In 2007, she was awarded a research grant [assegno di ricerca] in Administrative Law in the Faculty of Law of the University of Siena. In 2008, she obtained the Intensive International Master of Laws (I.I.LL.M.) in European Public Law from the European Public Law Organization (EPLO). She is adjunct professor [professore aggregato] in Administrative Law in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Rome II “Tor Vergata” and in School for Carabinieri [Scuola Marescialli e Brigadieri dei Carabinieri Comando 1° Reggimento Allievi Marescialli e Brigadieri dei Carabinieri]. She is lecturer in Master courses, such as the Master in Administrative Law and administrative Sciences, University of Rome Three (since 2009) and the Master “Organization and functioning of public administrations”, Department of Law, University of Rome “La Sapienza”. She has participated in several research projects of national interest [Progetti di rilevanza nazionale – Prin], supported by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research [Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca – Miur] and to the project CONNEX (“Connecting Excellence on European Governance”), funded by the European Union within the first call for proposals for priority 7 of the Sixth Framework Programme of Research. She served as a law clerk to Justice Professor Sabino Cassese at the Italian Constitutional Court (2011-2013).
Dr. De Bellis will be researching women leaders in international business.
Federiga Bindi, Ph.D.
Prof. Federiga Bindi is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS Johns Hopkins in Washington DC and a tenured Professor of Political Science at the University of Rome Tor Vergata where she is the Founding Director of the Jean Monnet European Centre of Excellence and holds the Jean Monnet Chair in European Political Integration. Prior to CTR, Prof. Bindi was a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution, Center on the United States and Europe (CUSE) (2008-2010). She is also a Senior Fellow a the Institute for Women's Policy Research.