Dr Luca Tardelli is the Executive Programme Convener of the MSc Diplomacy and International Strategy.
Luca holds a PhD in International Relations from LSE. His dissertation examined the role played by political elite ties in shaping US military interventions in internal conflicts and revolutions.
Luca graduated in International Relations from the University of Bologna (Forli Campus). He holds a MA in War Studies from King's College London and a MSc in International Relations from LSE.
Before joining IDEAS, Luca worked at the Middle East Division of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and as a research assistant at the University of Bologna, the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, and jointly for the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and the Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF).
Areas of Expertise
Theories of International Relations
Political and Historical Sociology
US Foreign Policy
The Causes of Military Intervention
‘The Past, Present and Future of Intervention’ (with George Lawson), Review of International Studies 39(5) 2013: 1233–1253. [http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/54525/ ]