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MSc in Economic and Social Science (Laurea in Discipline Economiche e Sociali) Bocconi University, Milan
Master in Environmental Governance, University of Pavia, European School of Advanced Studies
PhD, International Politics, Aberystwyth University
Julia has a PhD in international politics from Aberystwyth University, a master in Environmental Governance from the University of Pavia (European School for Advanced Studies) and a MSc in Economic and Social Science from Bocconi University.
Before moving to UNNC, Julia was a Post-Doctoral Researcher and a Senior Research Fellow at the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, where she worked on projects on geopolitics of energy, energy governance and energy transitions. She taught at Aberystwyth and at Oxford Brookes. Before studying for her PhD she collaborated with ISPI and Bocconi University and published on environmental and security issues, focusing on East Asia and China. She was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study US environmental policy.
International Relations theory (Constructivism, critical approaches); Security Studies (critical security studies, securitization theory, sociological approaches to security, security and governmentality, the politics and genealogy of fear); Environmental Politics (global environmental governance: environmental and climate security, including the securitization of migration and environmental conflicts); Securitization of natural resources, including food security; Energy Politics (energy security and energy governance, geopolitical aspects of energy transitions, perception of security in energy policy and diplomacy, environmental and energy policy in China, EU common energy policy); Institutional Economics; Methodology of Social Science.
Dyer, H. and Trombetta, M.J. (eds.) International Handbook of Energy Security Cheltenham: Edward Elgar 2013.
Trombetta, M.J.(2000) Il Problema Ambientale nelle Relazioni Internazionali (The Environmental Question in International Relations) Quaderni Rassegne, ISPI, Milan, 131pp.
Refereed articles and chapters
Trombetta MJ (2018) Fuelling Threats: Securitization and the Challenges of Chinese Energy Policy, Asian Perspective, vol. 42, no.2, pp. 183-206.
Trombetta M.J. (2018) ‘Energy Politics and the Environment: bridging the divide’ in Gabriela Kuetting and Kyle Herman (eds.) Global Environmental Politics: Concepts, Theories and Case Studies, 2nd Edition, Routledge Abingdon, UK.
Trombetta MJ (2014) Linking climate-induced migration and security within the EU: insights from the securitization debate Critical Studies on Security 2:2 131-147 Special issue on Securitisation and Climate-induced Migration.
Trombetta M.J. (2014) “The securitization of energy in the EU” (translated in Spanish) in Confrontando los Modelos de Securidad Energetica Alejandro Chanona (ed.) National University of Mexico Press
Dyer, H. Trombetta M.J. (2013) “The Concept of Energy Security: Broadening, Deepening, Transforming” in Dyer, H. & Trombetta, M. J. (eds.) International Handbook of Energy Security Edward Elgar.
Dyer, H. Trombetta M.J. (2013) “The political economy of energy security” in Dyer, H. & Trombetta, M. J. (eds.) International Handbook of Energy Security Edward Elgar.
Trombetta, M.J. (2012) “Climate Change in the Environmental Conflict Debate” in Jürgen Scheffran et al. (eds.) Climate Change, Human Security and Violent Conflict - Challenges to Societal Stability? Springer, Berlin.
Trombetta, M.J. (2010) “Rethinking the Securitization of Environment: Old Beliefs, New Insights’” in Thierry Balzacq (ed.) Securitization Theory: How Security Problems Emerge and Dissolve Routledge Abingdon, UK.
Trombetta, M.J. (2008) “Environmental Security and Climate Change: Analyzing the Discourse” Cambridge Review of International Affairs 21:4. Reprinted in Harris, Paul G. (2009) The Politics of Climate Change: Environmental Dynamics in International Affairs, Routledge, Abingdon, UK.
Trombetta, M.J. (2007) “Prevention or Securitization? Contending Perspectives on Security” Network Industries Quarterly 9:4.
Trombetta, M.J. and Weber, M. (2001) “Shifts in East Asia Regional Security: Old Issues and New Events” in Maria Weber (ed.) Reforming Economic Systems in Asia, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 2001, pp.179-204.
Trombetta, M.J. (2000) "Facing the Environment: Problems and Politics in Changing Asia" in Maria Weber (ed.) After the Asian Crises Palgrave/Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK pp. 119-139.
Trombetta, M.J. (1999) "Energia e Sicurezza in Asia Orientale: Dimensioni Strategiche ed Ambientali" Relazioni Internazionali 37: Marzo/Aprile (Energy and Security in North East Asia: Strategic and Environmental Issues).
Trombetta, M.J., (1993) “Considerazioni su ‘Discorso sopra la Scoperta e gli Usi della Torba’ di Fabio Asquino, Udine 1770” (Comments on the “Speech on the Discovery and Uses of Peat” by Fabio Asquino, Udine 1770) Quaderni di Storia Ecologica :3.
Other (a selection)
Trombetta, M.J. (2012) European Energy Security Discourses and the Development of a Common Energy Policy: relevance and limits of securitization theory Working Paper of the Energy Delta Gas Research n.2, 2012, 31 pp. ISSN (2213-6169)
Trombetta, M.J. (2009) “The meaning and function of European discourses on climate security” 2009 IOP Conf. Ser.: Earth Environ. Sci. 6 562009 doi:10.1088/1755-1307/6/56/562009
Trombetta, M.J. and Bouma, J.J. (2009) “Coherent adaptation and conflict prevention: Lessons from the water sector” IOP Conf. Ser.: Earth Environ. Sci. 6 292060 doi:10.1088/1755-1307/6/29/292060
Trombetta, M.J. (2008), "Governing energy transitions: From governance to governmentality" Infrastructure Systems and Services: Building Networks for a Brighter Future (INFRA), 2008 First International Conference on , 10-12 Nov. 2008 doi: 10.1109/INFRA.2008.5439685
Trombetta, M.J., and Weber, M., Shifts in East Asia Regional Security: Old Issues and New Events amidst Multilateral-Bilateral Tensions, Quaderni Global Watch ISPI, Milan, n.10, April 2001, 46 pp.