Luca Verzelloni


Luca Verzelloni is a full-time researcher (FCT Investigator) at the Centre for Social Studies and member of the Research Group on Democracy, Citizenship and Law (DECIDe). He graduated in Political Science from the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Bologna (Italy) in 2004 with the evaluation of 110/110 cum laude. He obtained his Master Degree in "Organization and Economic Development" (MOSE) from the Profingest Management School of Bologna (Italy) in 2005. He completed his Ph.D. Degree in Sociology and Social Research, program Information Systems and Organizations, from the Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento (Italy) in 2009. He is currently the Director of the Centre for the Organization, Management and Informatization of Italian Courts of Justice (COMIUG) and the Editorial Secretary at the Journal "Quaderni di Giustizia e Organizzazione". He is a member of the database of independent experts of the European Commission in the field of justice, freedom and security. He has been previously employed as Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Research Institute on Judicial Systems of the National Research Council of Italy (IRSIG-CNR) (2014-2015) and at the University of Bologna (2007-2013). He has collaborated with the chair of "Organizational theory" at the University of Bologna (from 2005 to 2012) and with the chair of "Sociology of innovation" at the University of Trento (from 2012 to 2013). He has been visiting scholar at the Department of Government, Administration and Public Policy of the Fundación José Ortega y Gasset of Madrid in 2012. He won several prizes including "Ricercatamente" (Lincean Academy and Italian National Research Council) and "Best dissertation on the Italian Public Administration" (Forum Nuova PA & Lattanzio Associati). He has participated to several research projects, including the program "Technologies and Justice" promoted by the Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Justice (IHEJ). He has worked as consultant for private companies and public institutions, such as Court of Milan, Florence Bar Association, Alma Mater Foundation, G.D. Spa and Cattaneo Institute. He has attended and presented his researches in several national and international conferences and seminars, including some training courses of the Italian Superior Council of the Judiciary (CSM) and of the Italian Superior School of the Judiciary (SSM).

Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Verzelloni, Luca (2018), "Una fotografia in movimento: riflessioni comparative sulla governance dei sistemi giudiziari europei", Archivio Penale, anno LXX, 2, 25-46

Article in Scientific journal

Verzelloni, Luca (2017), "Inside the Italian Law Firms", Sortuz. Oñati Journal of Emergent Socio-legal Studies, 9, 1, 24-45

Article in Scientific journal

Verzelloni, Luca (2017), "El debate europeo sobre la independencia de la magistratura: la propuesta de la Red Europea de Consejos de Justicia", Jueces para la Democracia. Información y Debate, 88, 113-131