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Our Experts

This is the list of our experts who's participated in our summer schools sessions :


Simone Cresti : His research interests are European funds in research, quality of research in Europe and the European Higher Education Area in general. In the EUReACT Module he will hold a laboratory on elites’ attitudes and behaviour (2016). Currently he is project officer at the University of Siena for an international partnership called PRIMA operating in the field of sustainable development in the Mediterranean Area. In the past he acted as project planner and project manager for actions in the field of entrepreneurship (2014, 2015) and held a course for start-up and aspiring entrepreneurs on European funds (2015).

Luca Verzichelli : Luca Verzichelli is Full professor of Political Science at the University of Siena and President of the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP). Luca Verzichelli is currently Secretary of the Interdepartmental Research Centre on Political Change at the University of Siena. Current Interests: Empirical Analysis of the political Elites in Italy and Europe, Budgetary Politics in Italy and USA, European Parliament and the political class.

Linda Basile :  Linda Basile is Temporary Researcher  in Political Science at the Department of Social, Political and Cognitive Sciences, University of Siena since June 2019.  Her main research interests are: (1) Public opinion on issues of political interest; (2) Parties, political positioning and the study of frames; (3) Territorial decentralization and regionalisms; (4) Territorial inequalities and solidarity; (5) Social research methodology and data analysis, with a focus on the theoretical-practical aspects of the following methods: opinion surveys, content analysis, and participatory methods.

Gianni DEL PANTA : Gianni Del Panta is a post-doctoral research fellow at Scuola Normale Superiore in Florence. His main research interests focus on regime change, autocracies, and mobilization from below. He has been a visiting scholar at the Center for Advanced Studies of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität of Munich, at the University of Carthage, at the University of Frankfurt, at the American University of Cairo, and at the University of St. Andrews. Dr. Del Panta has published in international journals such as Government and Opposition and Democratization.

Giovanni Stanghellini : Gianni Stanghellini. Independent Public Relations and Communications Professional. Università degli Studi di Siena. Siena, Toscana, Italia. currently he is project officer at the University of Siena for an international partnership called PRIMA operating in the field of sustainable development in the Mediterranean Area. 


Mariano Sanchez Martìnez : Lecturer at the University of Granada. He works on social ageing and intergenerational relations. He is co-author of the multilingual compendium Generations, intergenerational relations, generational policy (2015)

Guadalupe Martìnez Fuentes : Vice-Dean of Internationalisation and Transfer at the Faculty of Political Science and Sociology. Professor Permanent and Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and Administration. Research in Methodology in Social Sciences, Development and Cooperation in the Maghreb and Middle East.

Ricardo Duque Calveche : Assistant professor and PhD, Ricardo Duque-Calvache currently works at the Departamento de Sociología, University of Granada. Ricardo does research in Quantitative Social Research, Qualitative Social Research and Urban/Rural Sociology. He has recently started working on the effects of COVID-19 on social and residential matters

Oscar G. Luengo : University Professor at the Department of Political Science and Administration, Faculty of Political Science and Sociology. Research Interests in Latin American studies and strategic communication.


Lotfi Tarchouna : Dr Lotfi Tarchouna is a Professor of Public Law at the Law and Political Science faculty at the University of Sousse and the Director of its Doctoral School. He is a member of the constitutional review body since 2014 and the director of the Tunisian Journal on Law and Politics. He has authored several studies on decentralization and constitutional and administrative law.

Abdessalem Fatnassi : Information will be updated...


Wahid Ferchichi : Wahid FERCHICHI, Professor of Public Law, at the University of Carthage, he co-directs the Master of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. Wahid Ferchichi, devotes his studies to two fundamental themes: individual freedoms and the democratic transition. Former member of the National Investigation Commission on Corruption and Malpractice, Member of the National Institution for the Protection of Personal Data, Co-Founder of the Tunisian Association for the Defense of Individual Liberties ( ) and director of the Tunis office of the Legal Agenda ( ). Currently, Professor Ferchichi within the Framework of the Civil Collective for Individual Freedoms, is conducting a broad advocacy campaign to institute the perfect and effective equality between men and women, the abolition of capital punishment and non-discrimination against LGBTQI ++ people.

Raya Choubani : Associate Professor of Public Law at the Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences of Tunis.

Leila Chikhaoui : Leila Chikhaoui is Associate Professor of Public Law, Doctor of Law from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Professor Leïla Chikhaoui-Mahdaoui has been directing the Masters in Environmental Law since 2013 at the Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences of Tunis. She was designated in 2014 as a member of the Provisional Body for the Constitutional Control of Bills (IPCCPL) formed on the basis of the 2014 Constitution (in parallel with its educational mission)

Mouna Kraiem : Mouna Kraïem Dridi is a doctor of public law. She teaches at the Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences in Tunis and has been President of the Tunisian Association of Comparative Constitutional Law and International Law since 2014. She is the author of several research articles and co-author of several books, including the Dictionnaire des termes et expressions de la Constitution tunisienne, published in 2017 in Arabic and French.

Nouha Chaouachi : Nouha CHAOUACHI is an Associate Professor of Public Law at the University of Carthage (Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences of Tunis). She has taught public law subjects (administrative law, administrative litigation, tax litigation, administrative justice, administrative property law, public contracts and local governance).

Wafa Masmoudi : Professor Wafa HARRAR MASMOUDI is Full Professor specialized in international law and international relations (foreign policy and diplomacy), human rights and the analysis of public policies and governance. Her research and publications focus on topics of international law, health law, constitutional law and human rights.She is a member of the National Medical Ethics Committee. In addition to expertise developed in the accreditation and audit of ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems (QMS), she is an expert in pedagogical and institutional evaluation.


Ghaith Chaouch : Information will be updated...

Aymen Boughanmi : Information will be updated...

Anis Snoussi : Information will be updated...

Karim Hachani : Information will be updated...

UNIMED - Unione delle Università del Mediterraneo

Francesca Ersilia : Ersilia Francesca is Full Professor of Islamic History at University of Naples ``L'Orientale”, dep. Asia Africa and Mediterranean, where she teaches courses on Gender Studies in Islamic Context and on Contemporary History of Economics in Middle East and North Africa.. Chief editor of the scientific journal Studi Magrebini. The main focus of her scholarly activity is on the origins and the development of the Ibadi school of law and its relationship to the Sunni schools in the early centuries of Islam. Moving from her interest in Islamic law, she started to research also in gender studies and in the history of Islamic economics.

Antonio Maria Morone : Researcher in African history, he coordinates the UNIPV research unit of the FIRB - 2012 project on migration policies and legal transplant in the Mediterranean: control strategies between colonialism and post-colonialism

Marco De Donato : He is a PhD in Political Science and a researcher at UNIMED, Union of Mediterranean Universities. His publications include “Salafis and Salafism. Religion and politics in Islam”  (Brescia 2018).


Eric Savarese : Professor of Political Science at the University of Montpellier. Faculty of Law and Political Science, researcher at CEPEL (UMR 5112) about colonial and post-colonial history

Marc Smyrl : Marc Smyrl is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Montpellier. Ph.D. Harvard, GSAS: 1997. His current projects focus on two aspects of elaboration and reform of public policies: the development of open innovation networks in the context of the EU’s digital single market, and the relative influence of elite competition and inherited policy structures on contemporary choices for health policy reform in the United States and Western Europe

Christophe Roux : Christophe Roux is professor of political science at the University of Montpellier (CEPEL-CNRS) and an associate researcher at ERMES, University Nice Sophia Antipolis. He holds a joint PhD from the Universities of Siena, Italy and Lille, France. His research interests deal with comparative politics (nation-building and regional nationalism) and South European politics. He is chief-editor of Pôle Sud and a member of the editorial board of the Revue Internationale de Politique Comparée

Jean-Yves Dormagen : Jean-Yves Dormagen is professor of political science at the University of Montpellier, and at the École Normale Supérieure. He has a degree in political science (2005) and history, and is also a doctor of the University of Paris I and a former member of the École Française de Rome. He has published numerous studies, including Les Logiques du faschisme italien (Fayard, 2007).


Samira Mechri : Samira MECHRI, Chair of the English Department of University of Tunis El Manar, Tunis (FST). Samira Mechri, scientific coordinator of the MIGRANTS Master, a project funded by the European Union

Asma Nouira : Professor of Political Science in the Faculty of Law and Political Science at the University of Tunis-El Manar. She is a specialist in the relationship between the state and Islam, especially within the context of Tunisia’s democratic transition. She has also worked on several thematic such as political parties, gender, decentralization, democratization and human rights. She is the co-founder of the Tunisian Observatory of democratic transition in 2011 and the president of the GRIC (Groupe de recherche Islamo-Chrétien). She is author, co-author and co-editor of many books and articles. She speaks Arabic, English, and French

Hanen Turki : Director of studies and internships | Vice-Dean of the FDSPT.

Fatma Ellafi : Assistant - Department of Political Sciences

Mounir Tibaoui : Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind and Metaphysics Scholar and Professor.


Khalil Fendri : The Faculty of Law of Sfax is currently chaired by Professor Khalil Fendri. He was elected by the members of the scientific council for a 3-year mandate

Néji Baccouche : professeur agrégé à la Faculté de droit de Sfax

Afef Hammami Marrakchi : Lecturer at the Faculty of Law of Sfax. Since 2001, lecturer in administrative law, environmental law, town and country planning law, administrative litigation law at the Faculty of Law of Sfax and in sustainable development law at the Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences of Tunis.

Ahmed Hachicha : University of Sfax - Department of Economic Development, Faculty of Economics and Management of Sfax

Zouheir Ben Jannet : University of Sfax,  Sociology,  Faculty Member