Alessandro Tinti joined IRIS as a fellow in April 2017 to conduct field research on the politics of natural resources in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq until June 2017. He is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science and International Relations at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies and the Universities of Siena, Florence, and Pisa. He is also a member of the working group on ‘Emerging Research on International Security’ at the DIRPOLIS Institute. He holds a MA in International Relations and a BA in Political Science from the University of Florence, both with honors. His research interests lie at the intersection of critical security studies, political geography, and political ecology. 

Click here to read about Tinti's June 2017 guest seminar, titled "Beyond the Oil Curse: A political ecology of oil."
Click here to read Tinti's IRIS report on water resources management in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.