Mariella Pandolfi has an intellectual and scientific life that she has divided between Canada and Europe for over 20 years, devoting her life to teaching in Montreal, to researching in Post-Communist territories and particularly in Albania, Bosnia and Kosovo, and as an expert in international organisations and foundations. From 1994 she is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Montreal, Visiting Professor at the Universities of McGill, Harvard, EHESS of Paris and Marseille, Leuven, Los Angeles, Boston, Tarragona, Milano-Bicocca, Bologna, Rome Sapienza, University of London, Napoli Suor Orsola Benincasa. The interest in the thematic and disciplinary fusions appears to be constant both in her university education, majoring in philosophy and psychology in Italy and in France with an Anthropology PhD at the EHESS of Paris, and in her professional choices. From 2000 she has been the director of the GRIMH interdisciplinary research group on the conflicts and military-humanitarian interventions; member of IRTG\Diversity Research Group in UdM and Member of IIAC
Institut interdisciplinaire d’anthropologie du contemporain in Paris In 2012 she was appointed at The Order of Merit of the Italian Republic and in 2010 she received the Special Mention for research, the prize of CERIUM and of the Université de Montréal. In 2004 she won the prize Femmes de mérite, Fondation Y des femmes de Montréal, in the field of education and university teaching. In 2014 she founded the Music and Politics Seminar at the University of Montreal. Numerous books, articles and publications were published in Albanian, French, Greek, English, Italian and Spanish.