Andrea is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center on Social Movement Studies (COSMOS), Institute for Humanities and Social Science, Scuola Normale Superiore. In 2014, he earned his PhD at the School of Politics and International Relations, Australian National University. During his PhD research he worked as a member of the Center for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance under the supervision of Prof. John Dryzek, investigating the deliberative democratic qualities of public sphere organizations. Andrea has worked as a Research Assistant (Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis, University of Canberra, Australia), Hoover Postdoctoral Fellow (Hoover Chair of Social and Economic Ethics, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium) Postdoctoral Researcher (University of Lille 3, France), and Research Associate (European University Institute, Italy). He has published in several international academic journals and is the author of a monograph Deliberative Democracy and Social Movements (Rowman & Littlefield International). His academic interests include democratic theory and practice, public sphere, comparative politics and environmental politics.
5 Most recent publications:
- della Porta, Donatella and Andrea Felicetti. Democratic Innovations and Social Movements, in Governance Report, Hertie School of Governance, Oxford University Press, (2017).
- Felicetti, Andrea, Deliberative Democracy and Social Movements: Transition Initiatives in the Public Sphere, London, UK, Rowman & Littlefield International (2016).
- Cossart, Paula, Andrea Felicetti, James Kloppenberg. Introduction. Les town meetings, mythe fondateur de la démocratie américaine, Participations Vol. 15, no. 2 (2016): 1-12.
- Felicetti, Andrea. A deliberative case for democracy in firms. Journal of Business Ethics (2016): 1-12.
- Felicetti, Andrea, Simon Niemeyer, and Nicole Curato. Improving deliberative participation: connecting mini-publics to deliberative systems. European Political Science Review (2015): 1-22.
Relevant previous projects:
- Knowledge production and sharing in collective action on social and sustainable economy (Scuola Normale Superiore)
- The Charlie Hebdo debate: deliberation and polarization in European public spheres (European University Institute, Scuola Normale Superiore)
- Deliberative democratic qualities in the public sphere (PhD research Project, Australian National University)
Democracy; social movements; environmental politics; comparative politics.