Raffaella Coletti, Phd in Economic Geography, is researcher at ISSiRFA CNR since 2020. Previously, she worked as a research fellow for Sapienza University (Dept. Memotef) and as a researcher for the Centre for Politics and International Studies (CeSPI) of Rome, where since 2014 she is member of the steering committee.
She was expert consultant on European Territorial Cooperation for the Dept. of Cohesion Policy of the Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers. She was Adjunct Professor at Lorenzo de’ Medici – The Italian International Institute and at University of Milan Bicocca, and she hold seminars in several academic institutes in Italy and abroad. Her research interests include cross-border cooperation, EU policies and their territorial dimension, popular geopolitics, border studies. She participated in numerous national and international conferences and she has published her work in national and international books and peer-reviewed journals.