Vittorio Emanuele Parsi is professor of International Relations at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart. From 2013 he is director of ASERI (Postgraduate School of Economics and International Relations). From 2005 he is program director of the Master's course in Economics and International Policies (result of a joint venture between ASERI and USI). He is professor of International Relations, Faculty of Economics, University of Lugano (USI – Lugano, Switzerland) Prof. Parsi held seminars and lectures in several universities. Among the others, University of Bologna, University of Milan, University of Macerata, Princeton University, Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.), Cornell University (Ithaca, N.Y.), Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.), St. Anthony College (University of Oxford), Université de Saint-Joseph (Beirut, Lebanon) Royal University of Phnom-Penh (Cambodia), Novosibirsk State University (Russia), Kazakh Law Academy (Kazakhstan).
He is member of "Società per lo Studio della Diffusione della Democrazia" (SSDD) http://www.cires.eu
He is member of the Italian Government’s Commission on the phenomenon of radicalization and jihadist extremism.
He is member of the Advisory Board, Centre for Diplomacy and Strategy at the London School of Economics (LSE, IDEAS).
He is member of the Strategic Thinking Group at the Italian Foreign Affairs Minister.
He is member of the Italian Navy Reserve, with the rank of "Commander".
Transatlantic relations, Middle East security, structural changes in the international political system, relationship between democracy and market.
He is columnist for the national newspaper "Avvenire" . Parsi writes also for "Italiani Europei", "Diritto e Libertà", "Vita e Pensiero", "Limes".
He plays as "flanker" in the "Veteran Team" of Rugby Monza.