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Gaia Taffoni joined the Department of European and International Studies in 2018. She is interested in European foreign policy and the rule of law support. In particular she is looking at processes of external judicial support in hybrid regimes.

Gaia is a Graduate Teaching Assistant for the second year module International Relations.

Gaia holds a Masters degree in International Relations from the University of Bologna and she is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Milan. Gaia is also a research assistant at the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) and works as editorial manager for Mediterranean Politics.

Doctoral Research

Rule of law in the southern mediterranean region, an internal-external explanatory approach to the european democracy support in Jordan and Morocco

Research Interests

European foreign policy
EU-Mediterranean relations
Rule of law promotion
Judicial policies