Mariano Croce is FWO Pegasus Marie Curie Fellow at the Centre for Law and Cosmopolitan Values, University of Antwerp. His research includes political philosophy, legal theory, legal pluralism and socio-legal studies.
He obtained a degree in Philosophy (2003) and a Ph.D. in Political Philosophy (2007) at Sapienza – Università di Roma. From 2007 to 2008 he worked as Post-Doc Research Fellow at the Faculty of Law of the University of Salerno. From 2007 to 2012 he held the post of Adjunct Professor of Legal Philosophy at Sapienza – Università di Roma. In 2011-2012 he worked as a Post-Doc Research Fellow at Centre for Ethnic Minority Studies based at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and he co-convened with Prof. Werner Menski the course on Legal Systems of Asia and Africa (School of Law).
His current research focuses on the relation between politics, law and society. In particular he is now examining the issue of same-sex marriage to understand the way law and juridico-political institutions affect the construction of both individual and social identities by promoting specific models of relationships.