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Marco Rimanelli, Ph.D.

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    Marco Rimanelli, Ph.D.

    Full Professor of Political Sciences & International Studies

    Marco Rimanelli, Ph.D., received the Saint Leo University 25 Years Service Award and is: Full Professor of Political Sciences and International Studies, Social Sciences Department; Editor of Florida Political Chronicle (2012-now, 1993-1999), scholarly journal of Florida's Political Science Association; and 2013-2014 Fulbright-Schuman Chair on NATO-E.U.-U.S. at E.U. Graduate College of Europe-Bruges, Belgium (annual Sabbatical), helping create their M.A. in TransAtlantic Studies.

    At Saint Leo University, he served as: Director International Studies B.A. Program (1993-2012: eliminated to create the Global Studies Program); Director InterAmerican & World Center (2000-2004); Chair Faculty Colloquium (2005-2008); and 3 times Faculty-Marshall at Commencements. He served twice the U.S. government in Washington D.C. as Scholar-in-Residence/Senior Analyst on NATO-Europe-Russia (Top Secret) at C.I.A.-Directorate of Analysis (1999-2001) and State Department-Arms Control (1990-1992), both times was the only scholar asked to stay a second year. He also was awarded the 2004-2005 U.S. Fellowship at France's War College/IHEDN, Paris (annual Sabbatical).

    He holds 6 degrees and since 2006 is Keynote Speaker yearly at international conferences. He published 40 essays, two policy articles on Newsweek (2016) and The Hill (2017), interview by the New York Times (2014), and 7 books (two at 1,000 pages each) including: NATO and International Security Organizations, 2nd Ed. (Rowman-Littlefield, 2018).


    • B.A./M.A. (1980) Political Sciences at University Sapienza in Rome, Italy
    • International Diploma (1981) European Affairs at Johns Hopkins University-SAIS-Europe in Bologna, Italy
    • M.A. (1982) U.S. Foreign Policy & International Security at Johns Hopkins University-SAIS in Washington D.C.
    • Ph.D. (1990) U.S.-International Security & European Affairs at Johns Hopkins University-SAIS in Washington D.C.
    • Graduate Certificate (2001) Laws of War at Sherman Kent School of Intelligence Analysis & Judge Advocate General, McLean, VA
    • Graduate Certificate (2013) Criminal-Justice Management & Terrorism at Saint Leo University

    Courses Taught

    • POL-110
    • HTY-124
    • POL/HTY-224
    • POL-295
    • POL-323
    • POL-324
    • POL/HTY-300
    • POL/HTY-330
    • POL-332
    • POL/ECO-334
    • POL/HTY-395
    • POL/HTY-400
    • POL/HTY-422
    • POL/HTY-426 & POL-428