Arianna Vedaschi is Full Professor of Comparative Public Law at Bocconi University, Milan (Italy). Her research fields are emergency powers, counter-terrorism law, national security and human rights, on which she authored several articles and book chapters. Among her recent publications, The Dark Side of Counter-Terrorism: Arcana Imperii and Salus Rei Publicae, in The American Journal of Comparative Law, 2018. She wrote two monographs, À la guerre comme à la guerre? La disciplina della guerra nel diritto costituzionale comparato, Giappichelli, 2007 and Istituzioni europee e tecnica legislativa, Giuffrè, 2001. She co-edited and co-authored, with D. Cole and F. Fabbrini, Secrecy, National Security and the Vindication of Constitutional Law, Elgar, 2013.
She is the Coordinator of the Research Group on Constitutional Responses to Terrorism within the International Association of Constitutional Law. She is the Secretary-General of Associazione di Diritto Pubblico Comparato ed Europeo (Italian Association of Comparative and European Public Law) and vice-Director of the law review Diritto Pubblico Comparato ed Europeo. She is a member of the Scientific Board of “Comparative Covid Law”.
She acted as Italian national expert for a number of projects within NATO and the European Parliament. She is a member of the Académie Internationale de Droit Comparé (International Academy of Comparative Law), of the Europol Data Protection Expert Network, of Associazione Italiana dei Costituzionalisti (Italian Association of Constitutional Law Scholars) and of Associazione Italiana di Diritto Comparato (Italian Association of Comparative Law).