Stefano Bonino is an Italian-British author. He is a Fellow of both the Royal Society of Arts and the Higher Education Academy. He was educated at the University of Edinburgh (PhD and MSc) and the University of Turin (BA) and worked at the University of Birmingham, Durham University and Northumbria University.
An interdisciplinary scholar, Stefano has conducted research on security-related topics and migration-related topics. He has disseminated his work in academia, in the media and in the policy-making world both in Europe and internationally.
Stefano’s research has appeared in edited collections and in numerous academic journals, such as: International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Political Studies Review, Contemporary Islam, Scottish Affairs, Perspectives on Terrorism and others. His academic monograph, Muslims in Scotland: The Making of Community in a Post-9/11 World, was published by Edinburgh University Press in 2016 and was shortlisted for the 2017 Saltire Society Research Book of the Year Award.
Stefano has published analyses in CTC Sentinel, Small Wars Journal and Harvard Public Health Review and has conducted policy-oriented work for the European Commission and the Center for the Study of Democracy. He has also contributed to numerous media outlets, including The Washington Post, The Guardian, Holyrood, The Herald, Times Higher Education, BBC Mundo, BBC Radio Scotland, El Observador, La Razón, Daily Times (Pakistan) and The Conversation.