Oreste Foppiani

Oreste Foppiani, Ph.D.

PhD (The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies - IHEID)

Associate Professor,
International History and Politics, Methods
Department Head, International Relations



Oreste Foppiani is the Associate Professor of International History and Politics at Webster University Geneva, where he chairs the Department of International Relations. He earned a PhD in International History and Politics from the Graduate Institute (HEI). During his PhD program he received the Albert Gallatin Fellowship in International Affairs to spend a year at SAIS in Washington, DC. From 2013 through 2016, Foppiani was either a Visiting Research Fellow or a Visiting Associate Professor at the JMSDF Command and Staff College, Aoyama Gakuin University's SIPEC and New York University's CEMS. He has conducted research on the Spanish-American War, Anglo-American relations during WWII, early Cold War, the U.S. and Italian Navies, European integration, EU security policies, EU-U.S. relations and the migration crisis in the Mediterranean Sea.