Antonio Fiori is Associate Professor at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the University of Bologna, where he teaches International Relations of Asia.
He is also an adjunct professor at Korea University, in Seoul, where he teaches Understanding Korean Politics. He has been a visiting fellow at the United International College (Zhuhai, PRC), the East West Center (Honolulu, USA), and the Kyujanggak (Seoul National University, Korea).
He is the author of three single authored and four co-edited books, and has published widely on inter-Korean relations and on China's foreign policy. He is currently working on a chapter on China's soft power in Africa for the book titled Soft Power with Chinese Characteristics, edited by K. Edney, S. Rosen and Y. Zhu (Routledge, 2019).