Raffaele Lafortezza, Italian landscape researcher. Certified Professional Agronomist and Forester Diploma University Bari, 1999. Recipient British-Italian Partnership Programme award, 2005. Member of IUFRO Landscape Ecology Working Group, International Association for Mediterranean Forests (correspondent).
- Bachelor of Science in plant ecology, Faculty Agricultural and Forestry Science, University Bari, 1998. Master of Science, Faculty Agricultural and Forestry Science, University Bari. Doctor of Philosophy in landscape ecological planning and design, Faculty Agricultural and Forestry Science, University Bari, 2002.
Associate researcher University Bari, since 2003. Visiting researcher Graduate School Systems and Information Engineering, University Tsukuba, Japan, 2004, School Landscape Architecture, University Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 2001. Special graduate faculty member Faculty Environmental Design and Rural Development University Guelph, 2004—2005, invited lecturer Faculty Environmental Design and Rural Development, 2001—2004.
Invited lecturer Graduate School Agricultural and Life Science, University Tokyo, Tokyo, 2002—2004.