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.

Emanuele Ziaco

Associate Professor - Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

From 01 December 2023 to 31 December 2023

Host: Maria Rosa Guerrieri - Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Research field: dendrochronology, quantitative wood anatomy, dendroclimatology, xylogenesis, tree physiology, forest ecology, forest conservation and management

María Del Carmen Cardelle González

Full Professor - University of Zurich

From 01 November 2023 to 30 November 2023

Host: Francesco Santi - Department of Classical Philology and Italian Studies

Research field: Medieval Latin literature

Lawrence Edward Stevens

Director - Springs Stewardship Institute

From 01 November 2023 to 31 December 2023

Host: Marco Cantonati - Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences

Research field: quatic and terrestrial ecosystem ecology, endangered species biology, biogeography, and advisement to indigenous tribes.

Lucia Sorbera

Senior lecturer and Chair of Department - UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

From 01 November 2023 to 31 December 2023

Host: Paola Scrolavezza - Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Research field: gender and women history, Middle East studies, Arabic literature, cross-cultural studies

Eric Jean Luc Marie Monmasson

Full Professor - CY Cergy Paris Université

From 01 October 2023 to 31 October 2023

Host: Gabriele Grandi - Department of Electrical, Electronic, and Information Engineering "Guglielmo Marconi"

Research field: FPGA, System-on-Chip, Embedded Systems, Power Electronics and Drives, Real-Time Simulation

Elisabeth Victoria Faue

Professor and Chair - Wayne State University

From 01 October 2023 to 30 November 2023

Host: Marica Tolomelli - Department of History and Cultures

Research field: nurse and teacher labor activism, occupational health and safety, environmental history, family history and genealogy

William Raoul Gasparini


From 01 October 2023 to 29 October 2023

Host: Giovanna Russo - Department of Education Studies "Giovanni Maria Bertin"

Research field: sociology of sport use by public action, Europeanization and institutionalization of sports practices and politics, integration processes and identities in and through sport: social practices,

Snezana Ciric Kostic

Associate Professor - Engineering, University of Kragujevac

From 12 September 2023 to 12 November 2023

Host: Giangiacomo Minak - Department of Industrial Engineering

Research field: application of additive manufacturing (“3D printing”) for designing advanced components in mechanical engineering applications

Jill Marie Schwedler

Professor - Hunter College, City University of New York

From 11 September 2023 to 07 November 2023

Host: Francesca Biancani - Department of Political and Social Sciences

Research field: Islamist political parties and theinclusion-moderation hypothesis, to contentious politics, protests, political geography and urban space

Andrè Otfrid Nies


From 04 September 2023 to 29 September 2023

Host: Martino Lupini - Department of Mathematics

Research field: application of logical methods to algebraic structures (groups), interplay of computability and randomness, quantum information theory, analysis, ergodic theory, descriptive set theory, reverse