Marco Cochi for more than sixteen years print media journalist and researcher with experience in crisis areas, human rights, peace and security issues – mostly in sub-Saharan Africa.
I am senior research fellow for Sub-Saharan Africa and Sahel Strategic Observatory at the Italian Military Centre for Strategic Studies (CeMiSS) and I am teaching in the Master Course for Immigration management, activated at the Link Campus University.
I am Researcher at Observatory on Terrorism and Fundamentalism of the University of Calabria, Country Analyst for think tank Nodo di Gordio and Scientific Advisory Board’s Member of Africana [Index Islamicus], European Institute for Eurasian Dialogue, Metodo. Board Member of Osservatorio Diritti, .
I have been writing for over ten years for Africana, Eastwest, Nigrizia, Nodo di Gordio, Primato and Osservatorio Diritti dealing with sub-Saharan Africa, human rights and jihadism’s violent extremism. Blogging for Sub-Saharan Monitor.
Past experience with university-level multi-annual teaching in various lectures and training, seminars, master and postgraduate courses at Link Campus University, Lumsa, Luspio, Unicusano, University Roma Tre.
Experienced for long-term research projects at Africa Research and Development Forum, Extra-European Studies Association, European Centre of Excellence Altiero Spinelli (CeAs-Jean Monnet Chair), The Italian Military Centre for Strategic Studies (CeMiSS).
Many years of experience in the area of development cooperation, where I coordinated projects of intercultural education and international solidarity. I led delegations to visit the Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon and some African countries.
I graduated summa cum laude in Modern Literature, Major in Philosophy and Politics. I have a second level University Master Degree in International Security Studies and a Bi-annual Postgraduate Specialisation in Non-profit Economy and Development Cooperation.
You can contact me by email to email@example.com
You can follow me on twitter at @afrofocus
My c.v. and pubblications are on linkedin.com/in/marco-cochi
L’ultimo mondo. L’Africa fra guerre tribali e saccheggio energetico (Kappa) Anguillara Sabazia City of Art International Literary Award for Non-Fiction