Matteo Pugliese is an ISPI Associate Research Fellow for the Program on Radicalization
and International Terrorism. Pugliese has contributed to the journals of the Italian
Defense Staff and the Italian intelligence.
In 2017, he was appointed as a Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-
Office, Sebastian Kurz, on Youth & Security to work on the youth peace and security agenda and contributed to the final recommendations of the OSCE Counter Terrorism
In 2018, he was confirmed the same position by the Italian Chairmanship of the OSCE.
Pugliese holds a J.D. from the University of Genova and a M.A. in Strategic Studies and
International Security from the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. He has also studied at
the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and the University of Zagreb, Croatia. Pugliese
graduated from the Italian Naval War College in the General Staff Officers’ Course.