Vito Morisco

Personal details




University of Exeter (UK)

PhD in Arab and Islamic Studies

Thesis title: "Relational Radicalisation and Deradicalisation Within Movement Parties: Case Studies of Hamas and Hezbollah"

Supervisors: Dr Lise Storm, Dr Billie Jeanne Brownlee


University of Exeter (UK)

MA in Middle East and Islamic Studies

Thesis title: "The De-radicalization of Islamists in the Middle East and Central Asia: Case Studies of Algeria and Tajikistan"

Supervisor: Dr Omar Ashour


University of Siena (Italy)

MA in International Studies and Diplomacy

Thesis title: "Italy and the Mediterranean “third circle”: from the American protectorate to the pro-Arab policy"
Supervisor: Dr Andrea Ragusa


University of Bari (Italy)

BA in Intercultural Communication and Mediation

Thesis title: "Language and Power: How World Leaders Have Influenced Public Opinion"

Supervisor: Dr Sara Laviosa 


Professional/research experience

June 2019 - August 2019:

University of Jordan

Certificate in Arabic Language I                                                                             

February 2019:

University of Exeter (UK)

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education                                       

January 2019:

University of Exeter (UK)

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant (PTA)

October 2017 - October 2018:

University of St Andrews (Scotland)

Certificate in Terrorism Studies                                            

January 2017 - May 2019:

Institute for Islamic Strategic Affairs (UK)

Non-resident junior analyst

January 2016 - March 2016:

University of Tehran (Iran)

Certificate in Persian Language I                                

October 2014 - December 2014:

George Marshall European Center for Security Studies (Germany)


April 2013 - May 2013:

Immigration Office - Ministry of Interior (Italy)