Alessio Iocchi

Senior Research Fellow

Alessio Iocchi is Senior Research Fellow in NUPI's Research Group on Peace, Conflict and Development. He holds a PhD in Contemporary African History from University of Naples L'Orientale and works predominantly on non-state armed groups, insurgencies, social mobilization and the informal economy in the Sahel and Sahara.

Iocchi is also Associate Fellow at the Centro Studi Africa Contemporanea (CeSAC) and the Centro Mobilità e Migrazioni (MoMi) at University L'Orientale, he has worked as consultant for NGOs and collaborates with the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI). He has conducted in-depth fieldwork in Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon.