Benedetta Berti

Senior Fellow · Program on the Middle East

Dr. Benedetta Berti is a foreign policy and security researcher, analyst, consultant, author and lecturer. Her work focuses on human security and internal conflicts, as well as on post-conflict stabilization (specifically integration of armed groups, democracy/governance and crisis management and prevention) and peacebuilding. Dr. Berti is the author of three books, including Armed Political Organizations. From Conflict to Integration (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013) and her work and research have appeared, among others, in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, and Al-Jazeera. She  is a Fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), a TED Senior Fellow, and an independent human security​ ​consultant.  In 2015 the Italian government awarded her the Order of the Star of Italy (order of Knighthood).