Emiliano Alessandri is a Senior External Co-operation Officer with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) since 2016, a Senior Transatlantic Fellow with the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMFUS) since 2012, a scholar with the Middle East Institute (MEI) since 2019, and a Research Associate with the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) since 2017. He is also a Scientific Board Member of the NATO Defense College Foundation, Advisory Board Member of the US-Italy Global Affairs Forum and Editorial Board Member of The International Spectator.

He holds a Ph.D (2010) in International History from Cambridge University, and an M.A. (2005) in American Foreign Policy and International Economics from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University.

Fields of interests: Transatlantic relations; American foreign policy; European security; Middle East and Mediterranean affairs; Turkey.

Author of numerous essays and articles and frequent commentator on international media.


  • Alessandri, Emiliano, Ian Lesser and Kadri Tastan. “EU-Turkey Relations: Steering in Stormy Seas”. GMF Policy Brief, 2018.
  • Alessandri, Emiliano and Onar N. Fisher. “Re-Anchoring Turkey? Turkey’s Trading State and the North Atlantic Marketplace”. In Turkey in the North Atlantic Marketplace, edited by Daniel Hamilton, Aylin Unver Noi and Serdar Altay, Johns Hopkins University, 2018.
  • Alessandri, Emiliano. “Reviving Multilateral Security Dialogue in the MENA Region”. Policy notes & Policy briefs 17/12, Policy Center for the New South, 2017.
  • Alessandri, Emiliano. “The New EU Global Strategy and What It Means for Morocco”, Policy notes & Policy briefs 16/26, Policy Center for the New South, 2016.
  • Alessandri, Emiliano. “New Forms of Democratic Citizenship in the MENA: An Alternative Approach for the EU and US”. GMF Policy Brief, 7 July 2016.
  • Alessandri, Emiliano. “Atlantic Multilateralism and Prospects for Pan-Atlantic Institutions: An Historical Perspective”. Atlantic Future Project Paper, 2015.
  • Alessandri, Emiliano. “Scenarios for the Eastern Mediterranean”. In The Eastern Mediterranean in 2020, edited by Thanos Dokos, ELIAMEP-Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Policy Paper, 2016.
  • Alessandri, Emiliano. “Forced Convergence? Transatlantic Strategy in the Global Mediterranean”. GMF Policy Brief, 14 April 2015.