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Isabel Hernandez Pepe

Allievo del Corso di Perfezionamento/PhD

Transnational Governance


Isabel Hernandez Pepe is PhD Candidate in Transnational Governance at Scuola Normale Superiore and Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna. Her main research areas are feminist foreign policies (FFP), feminist international relations and feminist institutionalism. In her research project, she analyzes the gendered norms of the foreign policy institutions in Germany and Mexico, the strategies critical actors use to promote an official adoption of an FFP, and the dominant discourses employed in feminist foreign policymaking. Her supervisors are Prof. Manuela Moschella and Prof. Roberta Guerrina (co-supervisor from University of Bristol)

She's a member of the Feminism, Intersectionality and Gender (FIG) Research Cluster and organized a few cultural events within the Third Mission framework.

She earned a B.A in Global Studies and Latin American Studies from St. Edward's University (Austin, Texas) with a summa cum laude distinction, and a Second Level Master's in 'International Public Affairs' from LUISS School of Government with a final note of 110/110 cum laude, where she wrote a final thesis with Prof. Leonardo Morlino '"Coming Together or Falling Apart? Assessing Multilateralism through the Spain-Mexico-EU Relations". Before the PhD, she worked as a Research Assistant and a Teaching Assistant for the course 'EU Institution and Decision-Making Process" for Prof. Thomas Christiansen and Dr. Youngah Guahk for the course "Asian Politics and Culture".