Sara Memo received her PhD in International Studies from the University of Trento, with the Doctor Europaeus Certificate in April 2013.
Her PhD Dissertation focused on a comparative study on the legal status of Roma in Europe which considered both national and trans-national perspectives. She developed her PhD research in Bolzano/Bozen (EURAC), Budapest (Corvinus University) and Brussels (European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion).
Prior to enrolling at the Graduate School of International Studies of Trento, she was awarded with the E.Ma Degree in Human Rights and Democratization from the European Inter-University Centre of Lido-Venice (2007) and with an MA from the University of Padua in Political Science specializing in Institutions and Politics for Human Rights and Peace (2006).
Her main research interests focus on the fields of: human rights, minority rights, children’s rights, socio-economic rights and comparative legal methodology.
She speaks Italian at native fluency and has an excellent knowledge of English, French and Spanish and a working knowledge of German.
Dr. Memo is currently working as independent consultant for the development and management of EU co-funded projects in the area of socio-economic inclusion.
She can be contacted at sara.memo [at] gmail.com