Giovanna De Maio
Dr. Giovanna De Maio was a transatlantic post-doctoral fellow at GMF in Washington, DC. She conducted research on Russia and international security, and on Italian foreign policy.
She holds a PhD from the University of Naples “L’Orientale.” In her thesis, Giovanna focused on the impact of the 2014 conflict in Ukraine on Russian domestic politics; she conducted field research in Moscow and spent five months as special guest of the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, where she completed research on EU energy security vis-à-vis Russia.
She held positions as visiting researcher at the Center on Global Interests in Washington, DC, where she focused on Italy’s and Germany’s approach towards the 2014 Ukraine crisis.