Marco Cochi for more than 18 years print media journalist and researcher with experience in crisis areas, human rights, peace and security issues – mostly in sub-Saharan Africa.
Senior research fellow for Sub-Saharan Africa and Sahel Strategic Observatory at the Italian Military Centre for Strategic Studies (CeMiSS). Staff Researcher at the OFT-Observatory on religious fundamentalism and jihadist terrorism of the University of Calabria. Faculty Member of the Master in Peace building and International cooperation at Link Campus Unibersity. Country analyst at Think Tank on geopolitical and strategic issues “Nodo di Gordio“.
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-University “Roma Tre”), 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