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Marie Curie Fellow, European University Institute, Professor, University of Turin Read More ...
EU in Focus series - Spring 2019
Edoardo Bressanelli
King´s College London

Edoardo Bressanelli is Senior Lecturer in European Politics. He received his PhD in Political and Social Sciences from the European University Institute in Florence. He also completed a MA and a BA in Political Sciences and International Relations from the University of Pisa and the Sant´Anna School of Advanced Studies. Before moving to King´s College London, Bressanelli was a post-doc fellow at LUISS Guido Carli School of Government in Rome, and taught European politics at James Madison University. He joined King’s College London as a Lecturer in European Politics in September 2013. Bressanelli’s main research interests and areas of expertise include EU institutions and decision-making, political parties and party systems, and Italian politics.

Tiziana Caponio
Marie Curie Fellow, European University Institute, Professor, University of Turin

Tiziana Caponio, PhD in Political Science at the University Cesare Alfieri of Florence, is currently Marie Curie Research Fellow at MPC with a project on City Networks in the multilevel governance of migration in Europe and North America. Her research focuses on migration policy and policymaking, with a specific attention to the local dimension and multilevel governance dynamics. Since 2015 she is Associate Professor at the Department of Cultures, Politics and Society (CPS) of the University of Turin, where she has been teaching ‘Dynamics and policies of migration’. She is also Research Fellow at Collegio Carlo Alberto and at the Forum of International and European Research on Immigration (FIERI). She is co-chair of the Standing Committee on ‘The Multilevel Governance of Immigration and Immigrant Integration Policies’ of the IMISCOE Research Network and has been involved in many international collaborative projects on migration and immigrant integration policies in Europe and beyond. In April-June 2017 she was Luigi Einaudi Chair at the Cornell Institute for European Studies (Cornell University). She has recently edited together with Peter Scholten and Ricard Zapata The Routledge Handbook of the Governance of Migration and Diversity in Cities. Always adopting a multilevel governance perspective, she is currently involved in the analysis of Italian asylum policies

Nicoḷ Conti
Associate Professor, Unitelma Sapienza University of Rome, and Lecturer, New York University Florence

Nicolò Conti is Associate Professor of Political Science at the Unitelma Sapienza University of Rome. He has taught in international programs at the University of Siena, Georgetown University’s Florence Center, and the FIT State University of New York’s Florence campus. His main research interests focus on parties, elites, cabinets and the European Union. He is the author of Citizens, Europe and the Media: Have New Media Made Citizens More Eurosceptical? (with V. Memoli, Palgrave, 2016) and has edited the books The Challenge of Coalition Government: The Italian Case (with F. Marangoni, Routledge, 2015) and Party Attitudes Towards the EU in the Member States: Parties for Europe, Parties Against Europe (Routledge, 2014). He has published articles in Italian and international journals such as West European Politics, International Political Science Review, South European Society and Politics, Acta Politica, European Politics and Society, and the Italian Political Science Review.

Davide Lombardo
Lecturer, New York University Florence

Davide Lombardo teaches history at NYU Florence since 2001. He holds a doctorate in History and Civilization from the European University Institute (Fiesole, Italy). His research focuses on European Urban Culture from the 19th to the 20th century. Lombardo holds an Italian degree in modern Italian history and a French degree in modern French history and has studied extensively at Edinburgh, York (UK), Grenoble (France), and Pisa and Florence (Italy). In 2009 he was Visiting Research Fellow at the Lewis Walpole Library at Yale University, Visiting Fellow at the Yale Center for British Art, and Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the Huntington Library. In 2011 he was part of the organizing committee for NYU Florence’s events around the 150th anniversary of Italian Unification. He regularly gives lectures on contemporary Italy and Europe. He currently teaches three courses at NYU Florence which focus on modern European and Italian history: Culture of the City, Modern Italy and Social Foundations III.

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