Michela Ceccorulli is Adjunct Professor at the University of Bologna, Lecturer at the Dickinson Center for European Studies, and Research Fellow at the Forum on the Problems of Peace and War in Florence. She obtained her PhD at the IMT Institute for Advanced Studies in Lucca and her Master of Arts at SAIS - The Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC. In 2014 she was within the Young Leader Programme of the Council for the United States and Italy.
Among her research interests are migration, security cooperation and security governance. Her last publications include Framing Irregular Immigration in Security Terms: The Libya Case (Florence University Press, 2014), The EU, Migration and the Politics of Administrative Detention (with N. Labanca, Routledge, 2014), and 'Multidimensional Threats and Military Engagement: The Case of the Italian Intervention in Libya' (with F. Coticchia), in Mediterranean Politics (2015).