Mariavittoria Catanzariti (27.04.1984) received in 2011 a PhD in Philosophy of Law from the University of Roma Tre. She obtained scholarships from several foreign institutions such as Berkeley Law School, University of Heidelberg, DAAD – Leibniz Gemeinschaft, and was visiting scholar at University of Köln (Institute for Media Law), Max Planck Institute for European History of Law in Frankfurt, Concordia University in Montreal and Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property in Munich. She served in 2008 as a practitioner for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the European Court of Human Rights and the Council of Europe.
She wrote one monograph on secrecy and several articles on data protection, theory of fundamental rights, and transnational legal models.
She has been admitted to the Italian Bar in 2010.