School of Political Science

The School of Political Science at Guglielmo Marconi University aims to provide students with specific international relations, public policy analysis and management skills, through an interdisciplinary approach to legal, economic, historic-political and linguistic studies. Graduates’ professional profile is suitable for activities in institutions and international organizations, public administrations, private and public enterprises, the communication sector and the non-profit sector. The School encourages historical, legal, economic and philosophical approaches to the study of political thought and national and international politics, analyzing them in all its dimensions: international and comparative, theoretical and empirical, abstract and practical. The field of research focuses on international politics, including international history and international law, international relations, political economy, comparative politics and political thought.

Director: Prof. Angelo Arciero

Angelo Arciero

Associate Professor in History of Political Doctrines, Department of Political Sciences – Guglielmo Marconi University, since May 2014

Graduated in Political Sciences in 1997 at La Sapienza University of Rome, he earned a PhD degree in History of Political Doctrines and Political Philosophy (XV cycle, La Sapienza University of Rome) in 2004. He served as Cultore della Materia in History of Political Doctrines at La Sapienza University of Rome between 2005 and 2007 and then as a Teaching Assistant at University of Camerino (2007-2011). From 2008 to 2014, he was a Researcher in History of Political Doctrines at Guglielmo Marconi University and he obtained the National Scientific License (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale alla II Fascia) in 2013. Since 2014, He has been Associate Professor in History of Political Doctrines and in 2017 obtained the National Scientific License (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale alla I Fascia).

From 2013 to 2017, he held teaching position for the first module of the first level university Master "Intercultural and interreligious mediation" (Mediazione interculturale e interreligiosa), organized by the Salesian Pontifical University (Faculty of Philosophy) and the Academy of Human and Social Sciences (ASUS).

He has been a member of the Teachers' Assembly (Collegio dei Docenti) of Geopolitics Doctoral Program (Dottorato di ricerca in Geopolitica e Geopolitica Economica, XXVIII and XXIX cycle, Guglielmo Marconi University) and of the Theory of the State and Political Institutions (Dottorato di ricerca in Teoria dello Stato e delle Istituzioni Politiche, XXVIII cycle, Guglielmo Marconi University). Since 2017, he has also been Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Law and Political Sciences (Scienze giuridiche e politiche, XXXIII and XXXIV cycle); member of the Board of the Department of Law and Political Sciences (2015-) and of the University Commission for the Planning of teacher and tutor training (2017-). From 2015 to 2017, he was a member of the Quality Presidium. He has been a member of Selection Boards for associate and research professors; External Examiner of Doctoral Thesis; and member of Evaluation Boards for admission to the Final Doctoral Examination. He has been part of the Scientific Committee of the journal «Igitur. Rivista annuale di lingue, letterature e culture moderne», and of the collection: “I quaderni di Igitur” (Nuova Arnica Editrice, Roma). He is currently a member of the Scientific Committee of the following collections: “Voci della Politica” (Drengo, Roma) and “Filologia e Politica” (Giappichelli, Torino).

He is Co-director of “Cronogrammi” (Aracne editrice, Roma) editorial collection; member of the Scientific Committee of the journal «Res Publica. Rivista di studi storico-politici internazionali»; he is a member of the Editorial Committee of «Il Pensiero politico. Rivista di Storia delle Idee Politiche e Sociali» journal, and of the following collections Scientific Committees: “La zattera di Neurath” (Nuova cultura, Roma), “Storia e Politica. Studi Del Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali Sezione di Scienze Politiche”, Università di Pisa (Ets, Pisa).

He has been a research group leader, taking part in projects funded by the University, Cofin 40% and Faculty. In addition, he is promoter, along with Franco M. Di Sciullo e Claudio Palazzolo, of the “Permanent Seminar on English-speaking political thinkers” (Seminario permanente sui pensatori politici di lingua inglese), within the context of the initiatives of the Italian Association of Historians of Political Doctrines (Associazione Italiana degli Storici delle Dottrine Politiche) of which he is a member. He is a member of the association Associazione Amici dell'Istituto Luigi Sturzo.