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Alessandro Pellegata
Alessandro Pellegata (personal homepage) is a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Milan where he previously got a master degree in political science (2005) and a Ph.D. in Political Studies (2010). In 2008 he was visiting scholar at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, USA). His academic research focuses on comparative politics, in particular in electoral competition, the consequences of democratization and the performance of political systems. Regarding Italian politics, he is interested on the evolution of the legislative process in the passage from the “first” to the “second” Republic.

Enrico Borghetto
Enrico Borghetto (personal homepage) is a postdoctoral fellow at CESNOVA, University Nova of Lisbon. Previously, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Milan, he completed a BA in Political Science at the University of Bologna (Forlì) and a Ph.D at the University of Milan (2007). He was visiting researcher at the University College London, the Research Unit on European Governance (URGE, in Turin), the University of Washington (Seattle) and the University of Mannheim (Germany). His research has focused on compliance with EU policies, the Europeanisation of national legislation, legislative studies, policy agendas and European decision-making.

Marco Giuliani
Marco Giuliani  is Professor in Political Science at the Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Milan. He teaches Comparative politics both at the BA and MA level. He often teaches modules on EU Institutions and policy-making in several PhD programmes, like SUM (Florence), IMT (Lucca), SSST (Turin). His major research interests relate to the comparative study of legislatures, and to the relationship between domestic and EU policy-making, though most of his empirical work focuses on Italian law- and policy-making, and on compliance to the EU acquis communautarie. He is member of the editorial board of “South European Society and Politics” and “Rivista Italiana di Politiche pubbliche” (that edited in the period 2008-2010), and used to be in the editorial and then steering board of the “Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica”.

Francesco Zucchini
Francesco Zucchini is Associate Professor in Political Science at the  Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Milan. He teaches Italian Political System to the undergraduate students and Positive Political Theory in the Master’s program in Economics and Political Science. He is acting director of the Ph.D program in Political Studies of the University of Milan and member of the executive council of the Italian Political Science Association. He graduated in Political Science at the University of Florence and he has been visiting scholar at the Harvard University and at UCLA. His research has mainly focused on Italian law making and Italian Constitutional Court.

Luigi Curini
Luigi Curini (personal homepage) is Associate Professor in Political Science at the  Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Milan. He teaches Political Science, Analysis of Political Institutions, Game Theory and Quantitative Methods. Among his major interests: electoral competition, legislative behaviour, valence politics, automated content analysis, social-media analysis. He is Co-founder of the Università degli Studi di Milano spin-off: “Voices from the Blogs”, an on-line platform which allows automatic collection and analysis of a large set of textual data from a variety of internet sources.

Fabio Franchino
Fabio Franchino is Professor of Political Science at the University of Milan. He has received his Ph.D. in Government in 2000 from the London School of Economics and Political Science. In 2002, he moved to the University College London to become the programme coordinator of the MSc in European Public Policy. In 2006, he moved to the University of Milan where he has been involved in the development of the doctoral programme, the Master in Economics and Political Science and foundation courses in political science. He has published in top ranking political science journals on legislative and executive politics, policy analysis, implementation and compliance and formal modelling. He published The Powers of the Union: Delegation in the EU (Cambridge University Press) that won the EUSA award for the best book published in 2007-8.

Licia Claudia Papavero
Licia Claudia Papavero is adjunct professor in Political Science in the University of Milan. She completed a BA in Political Science and a MA in Equal Opportunities at the University of Milan. In the University of Siena she completed a MA and a Ph.D. in European and Comparative Politics. She was short term visiting student at Juan March Institute (Madrid) and postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Milan. Her research interests focus on comparative legislative recruitment, legislative behaviour and political representation from a gender perspective.

Andrea Pedrazzani
Andrea Pedrazzani is a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Bologna. He previously completed a master’s degree in Political Science (2007) and got a Ph.D. in Political Studies (2011) at the University of Milan. He was visiting scholar at the University of Mannheim (2009) and at the London School of Economics and Political Science (2012). His research interests include parliamentary process, legislative behaviour, executive-legislative relations and intra-coalitional politics.

Andrea Ceron
Andrea Ceron is Assistant Professor in Political Science at the  Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Milan. His research interests include: intra-party politics, coalition governments, judicial politics, public opinion, social media analysis, electoral competition, legislative studies.He is Co-founder of the Università degli Studi di Milano spin-off: “Voices from the Blogs”, an on-line platform which allows automatic collection and analysis of a large set of textual data from a variety of internet sources.