Benedetta Voltolini


King’s College London, Department of European and International Studies

Benedetta Voltolini joined King’s College London as Lecturer in European Foreign Policy in January 2018. She holds a PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Before moving to King’s College, she was Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow at the Centre for European Studies and Comparative Politics of Sciences (2015-2017), Lecturer in International Relations at Maastricht University (2013-2015) and spent research periods at the EU Institute for Security Studies in Paris (2010), the Freie Universität in Berlin (2012) and Sciences Po (2013). Her research interests include lobbying in EU foreign policy, EU external policies towards the Middle East and North Africa, the Arab-Israeli conflict and processes of framing and knowledge construction.

Research interests

  • Lobbying in EU foreign policy
  • EU external policies towards the Middle East and North Africa
  • The Arab-Israeli conflict
  • EU policies vis-à-vis occupations in the neighbourhood
  • Processes of framing and knowledge construction

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