Claudio Lanza is an academic teacher and published doctoral researcher based in London. He analyses conflict dynamics in the international context. His main research interests are in rivalry, mimesis, political psychology, and Northern Irish contemporary politics.
In this role as CRO, Claudio Lanza’s main focus has been on building the Philia Research Team and designing and implementing Philia’s first research project, namely on the impact of the Philia E-Course on its participants. Furthermore, he is involved in designing the content and the programme of the upcoming Philia’s academic conference series evaluating the future of democracy, civic participation and governance.
Claudio Lanza’s work on rivalry and mediation led him to join Philia. His ambition is to support Philia’s engagement with civic participation and international leadership. He aims to foster scientific knowledge around innovative forms of authentic transformational leadership, especially effective in post-conflict societies. Furthermore, he aims to build professional networks to increase Philia’s role in the international academic world.
Claudio Lanza is currently a Visiting Lecturer and Doctoral Researcher at the University of Westminster. With a solid background in Politics and International Relations, he is an expert in Rivalry, Conflict Transformation, International Security, and International Relations Theory.