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Marco Bocchese

Program Area(s):  International Relations

Regional Specialization(s):  Latin America; Europe; Africa

Subfield Specialties:  Law and Politics

Dissertation Title:

Justice Cooperatives: Explaining state attituteds toward the International Criminal Court

Dissertation Committee:  Will Reno (chair); Rachel Riedl; Ana Arjona

Research Interests: International relations; International criminal law; International criminal courts; Foreign policy & multilateral diplomacy; Politics of the European Union.



  • External consultat and principal researcher on Rwanda and Sudan-Darfur, International Diplomatic Academy of Paris, summer 2015
  • University Fellowship, Northwestern University, 2012-2013 & 2016-2017
  • Graduate Student Dissertation Research Award, Buffett Institute for Global Studies, Northwestern University, $2,500 (2014) & $ 5,000 (2016) awarded for preliminary fieldwork in The Hague, Addis Ababa, New York City, and Washington D.C.
  • Hans E. Panofsky Pre-dissertation Research Award, Program of African Studies (PAS), Northwestern University $ 1,250 (2014) & $ 2,000 (2016) awarded for fieldwork in Ethiopia, Colombia, and Côte d’Ivoire
  • Conference Travel Grants: Northwestern University: $ 3,350 (as of January 2018)
  • Dispute Resolution Research Center (DRRC) Grant Award, Kellogg School of Management: $ 7,180 awarded for fieldwork in Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, and Guinea (2016)
  • Guyer-Virmani Award, Program of African Studies (PAS), Northwestern University: $ 400 (2017)
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