Davide Orsini, a 2015 Ph.D. Anthro-History alum, publishes a book on the United States' nuclear submarine base in Sardinia, Italy during the Cold War. The book provides a historical ethnography of the United States' presence in Italy and the implications for the Cold War. 

Davide Orsini is a scholar with an an emphasis on science and technologies  studying the social, political, and ecological implications of nuclear power applications after the Second World War. He is currently a Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society in Munich. He is conducting a comparative research project on the history and socioecological aspects of nuclear power plant decommissioning.