Nicola Casarini (PhD, LSE) is Senior Fellow and Head of Research for East Asia at the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) in Rome and member of the Editorial Board of The International Spectator. He is non-resident Global Fellow at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he was a Public Policy Scholar at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC; Research Fellow/Senior Analyst at the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) in Paris; Visiting Professor at Bocconi University in Milan; Marie Curie Research Fellow and Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence; PhD student and teacher at the London School of Economics (LSE). His research interests focus on the interplay between foreign policy, security studies and regional integration.
He has published widely on: EU-China and EU-East Asia relations; Chinese foreign policy; East Asia’s security; and transatlantic relations. He is the author of the monograph: Remaking Global Order. The Evolution of Europe-China Relations and its Implications for East Asia and the United States (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009); editor of the volume: Brussels-Beijing: changing the game? (Paris: EUISS, 2013); and co-editor of the book: European Foreign Policy in an Evolving International System. The Road towards Convergence (Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2007). He is currently working on a book comparing US and EU approaches to Asia.
His work has appeared - through op-eds, interviews and citations - in (among the others): TIME Magazine, Foreign Affairs, The National Interest, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Euronews, Le Monde, Deutsche Welle, Il Sole 24 Ore, The Diplomat, Asia Times, China-US Focus, Xinhua, China Daily, The Japan Times, Kyodo News, The Korea Herald, Taipei Times, The Straits Times, South China Morning Post.