Senior Research Fellow, European Privacy and Human Rights (2010)
Matteo Emilio Bonfanti was a research fellow at the CMCS for the project European Privacy and Human Rights (EPHR).
Matteo E. Bonfanti completed his PhD in Human Rights at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa with a dissertation on "The EU’s law enforcement and intelligence cooperation to prevent and to fight terrorism, crime and other transnational threats and its implication on the right to private life and to data protection".
Before joining the CMCS, Matteo collaborated with the Department of International Studies of the University of Milan, where in 2005 he obtained his degree in Political Sciences with a thesis on "The Use of Force against Terrorism in International Law". In 2008 he spent six months as a visiting research fellow at the Faculty of Law of the University of Leiden, in the Netherlands, and was a research assistant at the office of the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) in Brussels. He was a trainee at the office of an Italian Member of the European Parliament and at the Italian Permanent Mission to the International Organizations in Vienna, where he dealt with international cooperation within UNODC (United Nation Office on Drugs and Crime).
- EU data protection law and policies
- Law enforcement and intelligence information gathering and sharing
- Espionage and international law
QualificationsMatteo holds a PhD in Human Rights from the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa and a degree in Political Sciences from the University of Milan.