Since the early 1990s, Paolo Morisi has dedicated himself to academic and military studies research and has published books, articles and book reviews on European and military history. He has published several journal articles and reviews in peer-reviewed academic journals such as Modern Italy, Political Studies Review, Michigan War Studies Review, Telosand the Journal of Southern Europe and the Balkans. He has also received an award for his latest book publication that traces the history of Italian crack mountain storm-troopers of the First World War, entitled Fiamme Verdi (Bassano del Grappa, Itinera Progetti Editore, 2012). He is currently working on a comparative analysis of the Austro-Hungarian Sturmtruppen and the Italian arditi during the First World War for Helion & Company. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History/Politics from the University of Bologna, Italy and a Master of Arts Degree in Political Studies from Columbia University, New York City.