Luigi Prosperi is a graduate of RomaTre University of Rome, and holds a PhD in "International Legal Order and Human Rights" from Sapienza University of Rome. He worked as a Lecturer in (International) Criminal Law at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) between September 2021 and March 2023. He is a member of the editorial board of "Rivista OIDU", the online journal of Sapienza University's PhD programme in "International Legal Order and Human Rights". 

Although he has an academic background, he has also gained practical experience in the field of international criminal law. After moving to the Netherlands in 2015, he worked in various capacities for international criminal tribunals, including as an Associate Legal Officer in the Appeals Division of the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and as a consultant at the Specialist Prosecutor’s Office of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office. 

Luigi has mainly conducted research in the field of international and transnational criminal law, including on the prosecution of intentional environmental harms as crimes against humanity, on the avenues for accountability for crimes committed against migrants in Libya (either as international or transnational crimes), and on the implementation of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court at the domestic level (with specific regard to Italy).