Sara Pugliese is Associate Professor of EU Law at the "Parthenope" University of Naples. She has authored articles and contributions concerning several issues in EU and international law (environment and biodiversity, regional organizations, EU state aid rules, EU cultural policy, EU defence policy, financial services and the banking union, as well as EU economic governance, EU agencies, the protection of minorities, and EU port infrastructure regulation). In 2017 she authored the volume "Il rischio nel diritto dell'Unione europea tra principi di precauzione, proporzionalità e standardizzazione", in which she investigated EU risk regulation methods in specific sectors (dangerous goods, financial services and investments) and risk analysis as a mean of better regulation. She has participated in several research projects and presented several papers in conferences of international importance. She is currently scientific co-referent in a research project on Cultural Strategic Assessment. In 2017, she was hosted by the Universidad de Jaén as an "Invited researcher". In 2013 and 2018 she won grants within the Erasmus teaching mobility scheme. She has lectured on several degree and postgraduate courses at her University and currently teaches "EU Law" as part of the Degree course in Law and "Structural Funds and euro-projecting" as part of the Degree course in Public Administration and Organization Studies. She is a member of the management committee of the Cultural Diversity Interest Group of the Italian Society of International Law.