Ilaria Schnyder von Wartensee

Research Assistant Professor

2130D Jenkins Nanovic Halls
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556

(574) 631-1490

Ilaria Schnyder von Wartensee

Areas of expertise: International development; human flourishing and integral human development

Ilaria Schnyder von Wartensee is a research assistant professor with the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. Her principal research interest is international development, with a particular interest in dignity and integral human development. She helps to implement human development projects for the Ford Family Program in Human Development Studies and Solidarity, drawing on her expertise in qualitative methods, practice and ethnography in Africa and Latin America.

Schnyder von Wartensee also is working collaboratively with the Wellbeing at Work Program which explores wellbeing in caring professions, with a focus in humanitarian aid workers. She co-authored Alla radice dello sviluppo: l’importanza del fattore umano/ At the Root of Development: The Importance of the Human Factor (Guerini & Associati/ Fondazione per la Sussidiarietà, 2012). A native of Switzerland, she holds a Ph.D. in international law and economics from Bocconi University in Milan and an MSc in anthropology and development from the London School of Economics.