Stefano Ruzza

Head of Research

Stefano Ruzza is the Head of T.wai’s Violence & Security Program and an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Torino.

Area of Expertise

  • International security and peacebuilding
  • Contemporary Myanmar
  • Private military and security companies

Latest content

T.note n.96 Mar 12, 2021

The Tatmadaw may still be satisfied enough with the semi-democratic regime it created and may want to return to it at some point – just after securing a suitable Commander-in-Chief and fixing some issues it is not entirely happy about.

Feb 18, 2021
In the media

Stefano Ruzza on the Myanmar crisis for The Loop, ECPR's Political Science blog.

Feb 7, 2021
In the media

[IT] L'intervista rilasciata da Stefano Ruzza (T.wai & Università degli Studi di Torino) sulla crisi in Myanmar, nell'articolo di Elisa Ugolini per

Palgrave Macmillan Aug 24, 2020
Research & Policy Papers

In their book, Eugenio Cusumano (Leiden University) and Stefano Ruzza (T.wai & University of Turin) draw a compared analysis of the extensive use of Private Military and Security Companies on merchant ships and its consequences.

Aug 24, 2020

In response to pirate attacks in the Western Indian Ocean, countries worldwide have increasingly authorized the deployment of armed guards from private military and...   Read More

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