Adérito Vicente is a Political Scientist and a Ph.D researcher at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy. His Ph.D. thesis is entitled “The EU’s foreign policy in the field of nuclear disarmament: how does it work and why does it often not work?”
He was until recently an Adjunct Professor at the James Madison University’s M.A. program in European Union Policy Studies (EUPS) in Florence. Adérito was a Visiting Scholar at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, California. He was also involved in the Europe in the World Programme, part of the Global Governance Programme at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies. Prior to coming to EUI, Adérito held professional positions at the European Parliament, NATO, European External Action Service and at the Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Division of the Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.