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Michele is a PhD student in the Department of Political Economy at King’s College London, where he has worked under the supervision of Dr Christel Koop since September 2017. His research aims to measure the causal relationship running from citizens’ demands and policy adopted at the EU level, and in understanding under which circumstances this link is more effective.

Michele is also a Graduate Teaching Assistant for the first-year modules of Introduction to Political Science and Comparative Political Systems (Dept. of Political Economy) and for the second-year module Integration of the European Union.

Michele holds a MSc in Economics and Management of Governments and International Organizations from Bocconi University (2016) and a MA in European Affairs from the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (2015). He also holds a BA in Political Sciences from the University of Naples “Federico II” (2014).

More information about Michele’s work can be found on his website.

Doctoral Research

European citizens' influence in decision-making processes taking place at the European Union level

Research interests

Comparative political systems
Public opinion and European Union
Public opinion and policy-making
Critical European Studies

Michele's Research Portal profile


Dr Christel Koop