Dafne Carletti is technology expert at Istituto DIRPOLIS for the project “Political Elites and Regime Change in the Middle East and North Africa: Accomodation or Exclusion?”. She earned a Master of Arts at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, after which she worked on several projects focusing on patterns of repression in Egypt, criminalization of Egyptian scholars and students in the diaspora, and Egypt-Italy police and military cooperation.