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Andrea Calderaro

Andrea Calderaro (PhD) is a researcher at the Centre for Media Freedom and Media Pluralism at the European University Institute. His research focuses on ICTs and International Politics. He works on the relation between ICTs and conflict transformations, and their opportunities to support resilience and enhance freedom of expression.

His publications include the guest-editing of ‘Policy and Internet’ special issue on “Online Collective Action and Policy Chance” (2013), and the inaugural issue of the International Journal of E-Politics, IJEP - “E-Politics in a Global Context” (2010).

He serves as Chair of the ECPR Internet and Politics standing group, a member of the CSISAC board at the OECD, and he is an Executive Member of the International Communication Section of the International Studies Association. Previously, he has been lecturer at the University La Sapienza of Rome in “New Media and International Relations”, Visiting Scholar at the California Institute of Technology, and coordinated the “ICTs for the Global Governance of Peace and Security” Project at the University of Oslo (2012).

He holds his PhD and M.Phil in Social and Political Sciences from the European University Institute.