Assistant Professor
PhD in Political Theory, LUISS Guido Carli
Master for Experts in Business Internationalization, Italian Institute for Foreign Trade (ICE)
MA in International Politics and Diplomacy, University of Padua
BA in Political Science and International Relations, University of Padua


Before joining  AUR, Professor Sottilotta was a post-doctoral research fellow at the Department of Political Science of LUISS Guido Carli, working on  the research project "The choice for Europe since Maastricht: Member States' preferences for economic and fiscal integration - EMU Choices" funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation  program.  She has been Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Salzburg, Austria (2016), Visiting Professor at the Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia (2017), and DAAD Visiting Research Fellow at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies - GIGA Hamburg (2019). Her research interests span themes such as political risk, including issues of security and political violence, state-MNEs relations, trade, European  and Latin American politics. A frequent media commentator on Italian and European politics, she is fluent in Italian, English, Spanish and French.