Gabriele Natalizia is a visiting fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center. He is also an associate professor at the Department of Political Science at Sapienza University of Rome, where he teaches security and international politics and political science. He is also member of the Doctoral College in Political Studies.

Additionally, he is affiliated with the Observatory of Foreign Relations at the Autonomous University of Lisbon (Observatório de Relações Exteriores–Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa) and the Research Center for Cooperation with Eurasia, the Mediterranean, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Since 2004, he has been directing the Center for Geopolitical and IR Studies at, and since 2015 he has been an adjunct professor of international organizations at the Center for Advanced Defense Studies within the Italian Ministry of Defence.