Carlo Masala (born 27 March 1968 in Cologne) is full professor for International Politics at the Bundeswehr University Munich, lecturer at the University of Munich, as well as lecturer and member of the senate of Munich School of Political Science.
From 1988 to 1992 Masala studied in Cologne and Bonn political sciences as well as German studies and Romance studies. After having finished his Master's degree, he started to work as researcher in Cologne. In 1996 he graduated at the Institute for Political Sciences and European Issues with a doctoral thesis on German-Italian Relations. In 2002 he was awarded his habilitation in political sciences. In 2003 he was temporarily employed as professor at the University of Munich, and in 2004 he started to work at the NATO Defence College in Rome. From 2006 to 2007 he used to be assistant director of research at the college. In July 2007 Masala took a chair of international politics at the Bundeswehr University Munich
Masala considers himself a neorealist. His main research areas are theories of international politics, security politics as well as transatlantic relations.
- Member list of the German Society for Political Science "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2011-04-27.
- Profile at the Geschwister Scholl Institut of the University of Munich "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2011-04-27.