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Italy & Vatican Correspondent, The Economist
John Hooper is Italy and Vatican Correspondent of The Economist and writes for The Economist and other publications on trans-national organized crime. He has been a foreign correspondent for over 30 years and reported from more than 50 countries, working for – among others – the BBC, the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian, Reuters and NBC. His book, the New Spaniards (originally published as The Spaniards) was a bestseller in both hard- and softback and won the Allen Lane award for a best first work of Literature or History. His latest book, The Italians, was published in January, 2015, and has featured in best-seller lists on both sides of the Atlantic.
- The Italians (2015 & 2016) Penguin (UK), Viking (US).
Police Commissioner, Head of the Police Department at the National Police DirectorateVIEW PROFILE
Director, Center for Natural Resource GovernanceVIEW PROFILE
Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Manchester Metropolitan UniversityVIEW PROFILE
Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Centre, HerzliyaVIEW PROFILE
Senior Analyst and New York Representative, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized CrimeVIEW PROFILE
Programme Directior of Latin America and the Carribean, International Crisis GroupVIEW PROFILE