Laurea cum laude in Political Sciences, University of Trieste
Phd in Political Science, University of Florence
2014 (1/10) Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Scuola Normale Superiore, seat of Florence
2000-2014 Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, University of Bologna at Forlì
1998-2000 Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Bologna at Forlì
1992-1998 Assistant Professor, of Political Science, University of Bologna at Forlì
2014- … Coordinator of the PhD programme in political Science and Sociology, Scuola Normale Superiore and University of Bologna
2010-2013 Director of the PhD programme in Political Science at the Italian Institute of Humanities (a joint degree with the Universities of Bologna, Padua, Neaples “Federico II”)
2009-2014 Chair of the Internal Audit Unit of the University of genova
2005-2007 Director of the PhD programme in Political Science, University of Bologna
2003-2009 Dean of the II Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Bologna at Forlì (member of the Academic Senate of the University of Bologna)
2006-2008 Co-director of the ECPR European Summer School in Policy Analysis
2000-2003 Director of the undergraduate course “Management and Public Policy”, University of Bologna at Forlì.
2001-2002 Director of the European Master in Politics and Administration, University of Bologna at Forlì
Undergraduate courses: Public administration, Public Policy, Comparative Public Policy, Italian Political System.
Masters’ courses: Theories of European Integration, Political Theory, Public Policy Theories, Comparative Public Policy; Legislative Behaviour, Models and Strategies of Governance
PhD courses: Theories for Political analysis, Public Policy Theories, Theories of Public Policy and governance, Comparative Public Policy.
Budgetary process; administrative reform; comparative higher education policy; legislative behaviour; theories of policy change; the role of interests’ groups in policy-making; governance theories; policy instruments.