Hilde Caroli Casavola (Italy, 1974) – Law degree cum laude (University of Rome “La Sapienza”, 1998), Ph.D. in Administrative Law (University of Rome “La Sapienza”, 2004), Researcher in the same University (2001-2004) – is Associate Professor of Administrative Law at the University of Molise, Law Department, recently qualified to function as full professor of Administrative Law in Italian Universities (National Scientific Qualification). She has been exchange student at the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium, 1995), visiting scholar at the London School of Economic and Political Sciences (LSE, 1998) and at the University of Capodistrian, Athens (Greece, 2001), Jean Monnet Fellow at the University of Michigan Law School (Ann Arbour, Usa, 2005-’06) and visiting researcher at the Max Planck Institut für Ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht di Heidelberg (since 2008). She taught at the University of Rome La Sapienza and in several other Italian Universities as Luiss (Rome), the University of Urbino and the University of L’Aquila. She is a member of the Institute for Research on Public Administration (IRPA).
She has written extensively in different research fields (Welfare State, organization and functioning of public administrations, social services and public utilities sectors, telecommunications regulation, health services, foreign affairs, public procurement and contracts with public administrations, political parties financing). She is editor of several books and author of two books on Justice and Equality in the Public Benefits Distribution (Giustizia ed eguaglianza nella distribuzione dei benefici pubblici, Milano, Giuffré, 2004, pag. 590) and on The Globalization of Public Procurement Rules (La globalizzazione dei contratti delle pubbliche amministrazioni, Milano, Giuffré, 2012, p. 320). Her most recent works deal with the impact of the economic crisis on Welfare State, public procurement regimes (in the global, European, comparative and Italian perspective) and political parties financing.