Areas of expertise
Ethnic conflicts, international relations and strategic studies, post-conflict state structures, the Balkans, the Middle East and North Africa, and Sub-Saharan Africa
Italian, English, Spanish, intermediate Serb-Croatian, and basic Arabic
Angelica Vascotto is a pan-European Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. She is based in ECFR’s Rome office, where works on security, the role of technology in international relations, European Union enlargement, and the Balkans.
Prior to joining ECFR Vascotto worked as an analyst and researcher in both the NGO and private sector, including Horizon Intelligence, Search for Common Ground, the Centre for Peace, Nonviolence and Human Rights (Osijek), and NATO Rapid Deployable Corps, Italy. She is also a contributor at the European desk of Geopolitica.info. Vascotto has published various articles on the political context of the Balkans and other regional actors, most recently for the Italian Parliamentary Observatory of International Politics, and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. She has also worked as a teaching assistant for classes on international relations, strategic studies, European institutions, and political science. She is currently affiliated with the University of Trieste as a teaching assistant for international relations and strategic studies.
Vascotto holds a BA in linguistic sciences for international relations from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, an MA in conflict resolution in divided societies from Kings College London, and a Phd in institutions and policies from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart and the University of Sarajevo.