Salvatore Sberna

Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy (SNS)
Salvatore Sberna

Salvatore Sberna is Research Fellow at the European University Institute and coordinator of the APC Master's Program on Analysis, Prevention and Control of Organised Crime and Corruption, organised by the Department of Political and Social Science, University of Pisa. He completed a Phd in Political Science at the Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane in Florence with a dissertation on the politics of organised crime, a quantitative and qualitative assessment of organised crime’s impact on local government in Italy. He was visiting researcher at the Ex-legi Institute, University of Oxford, and visiting Fulbright researcher at UCLA. His research on mafia’s violence during elections in Italy was presented at CEES (UCLA), Brookings Institution (Washington DC), St. Gallen (ECPR Joint Sessions), UC Berkeley. His publications include two articles in books or journals, and he is currently preparing a manuscript about organised crime and politics in Italy.