I am currently a Research and Teaching Fellow at the Center for Ethics and Global Politics at LUISS University, Rome, and Academic Dean at CEA Global Campus, Rome.


LUISS University, Italy 
PhD Political Theory
Date of Graduation: July 2010
Referees:  Prof. Sebastiano Maffettone (LUISS); Prof. Dale W. Jamieson (NYU)

The London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

MSc Philosophy, Public Policy, and Social Value    (with Distinction)

Date of Graduation: October 2003

Referee: Prof. Edward F. McClennen                                                                       

University College Utrecht, the Netherlands          

B.A. Social Sciences (Concentrations: Political Science, Economics, Anthropology)  

Referees: Prof. Frans van Waarden; Dr. Francesco Maiolo                                                                                

Date of Graduation: July 2001                                                  

Graduate Courses
Sept. 2010-present  LUISS “Guido Carli” University, Rome (Italy)


  • Global Justice – Lecturer and syllabus developer
  • Distributive Justice – Lecturer
  • Theories of Globalization – Lecturer                                                                              
  • Sustainable Development – Lecturer and syllabus developer
  • Climate Change: Ethics and Politics – Lecturer and syllabus developer


Undergraduate courses

January 2012-present:     CEA Global Campus, Rome (Italy)

  • Business Ethics & Management in a Global Context – Lecturer and syllabus developer

January – June 2010  University College Utrecht (the Netherlands)                                                                             

  • Political Theory – Lecturer
  • Modern Politics and Political Ideologies – Lecturer                





Canned Heat: Theoretical and Practical Challenges of Global Climate Change –  ed., with G. Pellegrino – Delhi: Routledge Publishing, 2013


Giardini Globali: una filosofia dell’ambientalismo urbano – Rome: LUISS University Press, 2012




“Climate Change: Who Does What, Why, and How”, in Canned Heat: Theoretical and Practical Challenges of Global Climate Change, ed. M. Di Paola and G. Pellegrino. Delhi: Routledge Publishing, 2013


“Environmental Stewardship, Moral Psychology, and Gardens”, Environmental Values, Vol. 22, No.4, 2013

“Globalizing Justice: A Multidimensional Approach – 1) Economics: Indicators and Policy Implications”, with V. Gentile, The Global Policy Journal, Vol. 4, Issue 3, 2013 

“Globalizing Justice: A Multidimensional Approach – 1) Economics”, with V. Gentile, The Global Policy Journal, Vol. 4, Issue 2, 2013 

“Sospensione riproduttiva temporanea: etica delle popolazioni e cambiamento climatico”, with G. Pellegrino, Iride, a. XXV, n. 65, 2012/1

Le virtù ambientali e il paradigma del giardino”, La società degli individui, n. 39, XIII, 2010/3.


“The Scapegoat Theory of Causality”, Reduction and Elimination in Philosophy and the Sciences, ed. by A. Hieke and H. Leitgeb – Proceedings of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, XVI, 2008 – also available at


Forthcoming Articles


“Climate Change and Moral Corruption” (Philosophy and Public Issues, 2013)


“Wittgenstein Gone Wild” (Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture, 2013)

 “L’etica nell’era dell’uomo”, with S. Maffettone, (Atti dei Convegni Lincei, 2013)