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Mario Quaranta is a research fellow working in the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS), in Florence. Previously, he held the same position in the Department of Political Science at LUISS “Guido Carli” in Rome, Italy, and he is still a member of the International Center on Democracy and Democratization at the same university. He earned a PhD in Political Science in 2013 from the Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane (now part of the Scuola Normale Superiore), Florence. In 2011-12 he has been a visiting fellow at the Center for the Study of Democracy of University of California – Irvine, and in September 2016 visiting fellow at the Department of Sociology of Universiteit Utrecht (NL). His main research interests concern comparative political behavior and public opinion.