Ms Hermanin is a Visiting Professor on comparative politics, nationalism, integration and gender issues at the Department of Political Science and International Affairs of John Cabot University in Rome. She has been teaching for over ten years in various universities across Europe, including Sciences-Po Paris, the College of Europe in Bruges, and LUISS Rome.
Costanza obtained her PhD from the European University Institute in Florence and was then awarded a Fulbright Postdoc Scholarship that she partly spent at Columbia Law School and UC Berkeley.
Ms Hermanin is among the founding members of Berkeley’s comparative anti-discrimination policy study group, a network of 500+ scholars and practitioners from across the globe. Her research focuses on the European Union’s decision-making and policy, particularly in the areas of justice and home affairs, migration in Europe and Italy and equality law.
Previously, she worked in the cabinet of Italy’s Minister of Justice (2016-2018), and held positions within the European Commission, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Robert Schumann Center for Advanced studies.