Dr Tripodi is the editor with LtCol Connelley USMC of “Aspects of Leadership: Ethics, Law and Spirituality”, (Marine Corps University Press, 2012). He is the editor with Dr Wolfendale of “New Wars and New Soldiers. Military Ethics in the Contemporary World” (Ashgate 2011). He is the author of "The Colonial Legacy in Somalia" (Macmillan 1999) and of several refereed articles some of which were published in “Marine Corps University Journal”, "The Journal of Military Ethics", "International Journal on World Peace", "Small Wars and Insurgencies", "Security Dialogue", "International Peacekeeping", "Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement", "Medicine, Conflict and Survival", “International Relations” “The Journal of Strategic Studies”. Dr Tripodi’s chapters have appeared in several books.
Dr Tripodi is a graduate in Political Science, University of Messina, Italy. He holds a post graduate diploma in journalism from the Free University of International Social Studies, Rome, Italy. He holds a MA in International Relations from University of Kent at Canterbury, UK, and a PhD in International Relations from the Nottingham Trent University, UK.