Tommaso Virgili, Ph.D.
TOMMASO VIRGILI is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Migration, Integration, Transnationalization Department, where he works on Islamism, liberal Islam and individual rights, with a focus on Europe and the MENA region. He is also a Research Associate at the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies in Brussels. Previously, he served as Programme Director at the European Foundation for Democracy in Brussels.
Tommaso holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Public Law and a Master’s degree in Law from Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa, as well as a Master of Arts in Middle East and Islamic Studies with Arabic from the American University of Paris and Cairo.
He is author of the book Islam, Constitutional Law and Human Rights. Sexual Minorities and Freethinkers in Egypt and Tunisia. Routledge, 2022.