Marina Cino Pagliarello is a Visiting Fellow at the European Institute at LSE, Lecturer in Political Economy at the Department of Government at Essex University, and Associate Lecturer at the UCL Department of Political Science. Prior to joining academia, Marina worked as education policy researcher and specialist with national/international organisations and governments for over 20 years. Previous qualifications include a PhD in European Studies from the London School of Economics, and an MSc in Economics of Arts and Culture from SDA Bocconi School of Management, and an MA in History from the University of Pisa. Since 2012, Marina has worked as Research Associate for LSE Consulting, where she has co-led several projects on education for a wide range of clients, including the European Commission, CEDEFOP, the European Training Foundation, the British Council, and the UK Government.
Her academic research focuses on the multi-level and public-private governance mix in higher education in Europe and in understanding the mechanisms through which ideas play a role in restructuring actors’ interests. Her monograph on "Ideas and European education policy (1973-2020)" is forthcoming with Palgrave MacMillan.