Sara Poli is full professor of EU law at the University of Pisa (Italy), Department of Political Science where she teaches EU law and the Law of EU external relations. She is currently member of the Jean Monnet  networks EUDIPLO and EUCTER. She has held a Jean Monnet Chair between 2013 and 2016. She has worked for Universities of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’, Trieste and Southampton (UK). She has carried out research with the support of the DAD short term fellowship, Robert Schuman fellowship (EUI), the Marie Curie fellowship (EUI), the Fulbright-Schuman fellowship and the Belgian ‘Vlac fellowship’. She has been teaching assistant in the Department of European Legal Studies of the College of Europe (Bruges). She did her PhD studies at the Scuola Superiore S. Anna (Pisa) and she graduated from the University of Pisa.