Anna Longhini, Visiting PhD student from Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy


Anna Longhini, theorising the nature of networks in think tank culturesA new visitor to the NPCU is Anna Longhini, a PhD student in Political Science - specialization in Public Policy - at Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence office. The long-term focus of Anna's research is on foreign policy think tanks and experts' role and influence within European national contexts. Anna came across think tanks some years ago as an intern at a private think tank in Milan. Afterwards, she become more and more interested in understanding the connections between usable knowledge and policy-making. Previously, Anna worked as a business intelligence consultant and studied Public Administration at Bocconi University in Milan. 

Anna is now involved in the campaign for the administrative election to be held in May 2014 with a 'municipal list' in her town in Italy.

Anna published a brief article related to her research yesterday, available here.