Visiting Fellows

Selected by the ISA Scientific Board on the basis of criteria of scientific standing and of cross-disciplinary interest of the proposed research topic. They are required to deliver a popular Institute Lecture during their stay and to carry out research and study projects in our Departments.

Agustin Mariano Ibanez

Associate Professor - Trinity College

From 30 December 2022 to 31 January 2023

Host: Vincenzo Romei - Department of Psychology "Renzo Canestrari"

Research field: global approaches to dementia and social, cognitive, and affective neuroscience

Anja Silvia Goeing


From 01 November 2022 to 01 December 2022

Host: Iolanda Ventura - Department of Classical Philology and Italian Studies

Research field: Education, Heritage, History

James Timothy Grist

Junior Research Fellow - University of Oxford

From 01 November 2022 to 01 December 2022

Host: Fulvio Zaccagna - Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences

Research field: advanced techniques for brain and lung imaging, imaging cerebral metabolism in stroke and multiple sclerosis

Thana Hasan Ibrahim Salous

Full Professor - Durham University

From 03 October 2022 to 31 December 2022

Host: Vittorio Degli Esposti - Department of Electrical, Electronic, and Information Engineering "Guglielmo Marconi"

Research field: Cognitive radio, Through wall radar, Radar imaging, Propagation studies for 5G, Radio propagation studies for long range communications via slywave, Wireless communications for mobile radio

Raymond Joseph Turner

Faculty Professor - University of Calgary

From 01 October 2022 to 02 November 2022

Host: Martina Cappelletti - Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology

Research field: targeting, folding, structure, and assembly of membrane proteins - hysiological and biochemical mechanisms of metal based antimicrobial agents

Ronald Labonte

Professor and Distinguished Research Chair in Globalization and Health Equity - University of Ottawa

From 01 October 2022 to 02 November 2022

Host: Ivo Quaranta - Department of History and Cultures

Research field: Globalization and Health Equity, “engaged research” on population health determinants at local, national and global levels

Ana Devic

Associate professor - UBA Novi SaD

From 01 October 2022 to 31 December 2022

Host: Anna Maria Lorusso - Department of the Arts

Research field: nationalism, knowledge and memory, right-wing mobilization, social movements, gender, cinema and theatre

Marco Petasecca

Associate professor - UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

From 05 September 2022 to 30 September 2022

Host: Beatrice Fraboni - Department of Physics and Astronomy "Augusto Righi"

Research field: Radiation dosimetry instrumentation, silicon and organic electronics, small field dosimetry

Nicholas Alexander Halmi

Full Professor - University of Oxford

From 01 September 2022 to 30 September 2022

Host: Serena Baiesi - Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Research field: Enlightenment and Romantic literature (esp. poetry) and philosophy, European intellectual history, 17th–20th centuries, Comparative literature (British, German, French, Italian), Historicization

Laurent Christian Pech


From 01 September 2022 to 30 September 2022

Host: Giacomo Di Federico - Department of Legal Studies

Research field: EU Public Law, European Human Rights Law, Rule of Law (doctrinal & practical issues)