Staff | Dr Paolo Chiocchetti

Dr Paolo Chiocchetti



Lecturer and Researcher in British Politics



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Paolo Chiocchetti is Lecturer and Researcher in British Politics at the Centre for British Studies, which he joined in October 2019.

He holds an MA in International Relations from the University of Bologna and a PhD in European Studies from King’s College London. Before joining the Centre in October 2019, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Luxembourg and as a civil servant for the Tyrolean Regional Government.

Paolo is responsible for the teaching of several modules of the MA British Studies: Analysing British Politics, Constitutional Law and the Political System (with Sam McIntosh), British International Relations, and Self, Society and Agency (with Felicia Kompio).

His research interests focus on British politics, Brexit, political systems and competition in Western Europe, European integration, economic and social policy-making, and radical left parties and ideologies. His publications include the monograph The radical left party family in Western Europe: 1989-2015 (Routledge, 2017), the edited book Competitiveness and solidarity in the European Union: interdisciplinary perspectives (Routledge, 2019), and several book chapters, journal articles, and digital resources. He is currently working on the polarising impact of Brexit on the British political system.

He is the Secretary of the Political Studies Association – Italian Politics Specialist Group (PSA-IPSG), Fellow of the Robert Schuman Institute of European Affairs of the University of Luxembourg, and tweets @p_chiocchetti.