Emilia Ziosi is a researcher working on the CRIMGOV Project (P.I. Federico Varese) at the Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, and on the Contested Space, Illicit Flows, and Order in the Contemporary World Project (P.I. Annette Idler) at the Blavatnik School of Government.
Emilia completed her PhD on illicit economies and criminal governance in contemporary Honduras at the Department of International Political Studies, University of Milan in 2023. From February 2021 to June 2022 she was a Visiting PhD Student at the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), University of London.
Her research interests include the relations between organised crime, the state and civil society and the interconnections between legal and illegal governance.
She holds a BSc in Economics and Management from the University of Trento, Italy, and a MSc in Organised Crime, Terrorism and Security from the University of Essex, UK.