Carmelo Cattafi is professor in the Department of International Relations and Political Science of the Tec de Monterrey Campus Monterrey. Since August 2012 he is director of the School of Political Science and he is National Coordinator of the Academy of Political Science at Tec de Monterrey. He is the academic leader of Tec de Monterrey Campus Monterrey and is affiliated with the Research Chair Regionalization and international cooperation.
He has a Ph.D. program in Social Sciences at the Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Monterrey. His research focuses on the issue of universal citizenship for a new model of education to citizenship based on cosmopolitanism.
He has a Master of Social Science (Tecnológico de Monterrey) and he is certified in teaching practice in July 2011 and the transversal citizenship Certification in April 2012. He has been certified in Ethics at ITESM Campus Monterrey (2005). Has a Degree in Education (Masters program of the European Community 1999-2000).
He studied International Law and European Union Law in Italy and France (IEP Toulouse where he earned a Certificate of Political Studies), and the Social Sciences in Toulouse (Social Sciences University of Toulouse) and Tunisia (University of Social Sciences of Tunis, 1996-1997 and 2003).
He has obtained a Bachelor's degree in Political Science with specialization in International Politics (Universitá degli Studi di Messina - 1998).
He has taught:
European Union law (since August 2000),
Public International Law (since August 2000),
Mexico's international trade agreements,
research and legal analysis,
Italian legal terminology,
Negotiations and Conflict Resolution.
Legal aspects of international relations,
Institutions and international organizations,
Europe Regional Scenario
Political Science Seminar.
In 2010 he was Professor of International and Regional Protection of Human Rights in the Diploma in Human Rights and Public Safety in the Tec de Monterrey Campus Monterrey.
He has participated as President of the European House of Milazzo and Secretary of the European Federalist Movement, Milazzo section from 2002 to 2004 involved development projects and cooperation. He was part of the Sicilian Convention on the future of Europe with the presentation of the final document to the Presidency of the European Convention on the Future of Europe (2003).
Today he is a member of the International Political Science Association and Registration Centers and Correspondent of The Registry of World Citizens RWC in México.
With the research work "The transformation of the concept of citizenship and European citizenship experiment" won first prize for best master's thesis in the contest of the 42nd Congress of Research and Development in January 2012.
He has published articles in journals, has participated in national and international conferences as a speaker and moderator.
In November 2012 he published his ebook Public International Law Volume 1 and in December 2012 his ebook Public International Law Volume 2
Since January 2013 he is academic leader in citizenship Campus Monterrey.
He has earned the national recognition for ethics education by Tecnológico de Monterrey in 2014
Co-chair of the Research Committee RC40 - New World Orders? de la IPSA