Matteo Dian received his Ph.D. in political science from the Italian Institute of Human Sciences in Florence. He was a visiting student at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, John’s Hopkins University, and a visiting graduate student at the European University Institute and at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
In addition to his duties at JMU, Dr. Dian is also a post-doctoral fellow at Ca' Foscari University in Venice and a teaching assistant at the University of Bologna’s School of Political Sciences.
Dian’s research interests involve international relations theory, strategic studies, international political economy, foreign policy analysis, and comparative politics. His book, The Evolution of the US-Japan Alliance: The Eagle and the Chrysanthemum, is forthcoming from Chandos Books.