Crises, Populism and Political Leadership: Italy in Comparative Perspective

Date & Time Apr 26 2023 12:20 PM - 1:20 PM
Location Robertson Hall
Paolo Graziano, Professor of Political Science at the University of Padua
Audience Restricted to Princeton University

Paolo Graziano is Professor of Political Science at the University of Padua, Research Associate at the European Social Observatory, Brussels, Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Surrey and has been Chercheur associé at Sciences Po in Paris (2019-2022). He has held visiting positions at a number of universities, including Cornell UniversityUniversity of CambridgeUniversity of OxfordUniversity of MelbourneUniversity of WashingtonEuropean University Institute. He is co-editor of Governance (2018- ) and Past President (2019-2020) of the APSA Conference Group on Italian Politics (CONGRIPS).

He teaches Political Science, Comparative Politics, and Public Policy Analysis. He has published several authored and edited volumes and journal special issues. His most recent authored book in English is Europeanization and Policy Change. Italy in Comparative Perspective (Routledge, 2013). His most recent book is “Elgar Encycolpedia or European Union Public Policy” (Elgar, 2022), co-edited with Jale Tosun. He is currently working on a book project entitled “Crises, Leadership and Neopopulisms in the European Union”.

His work on Europeanization, European public policy, social movements and populist parties has been published in, among other places: GovernanceEuropean Journal for Political ResearchWest European Politics, Journal of Common  Market Studies, Government & Opposition, International Political Science ReviewThe Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social ScienceJournal of European Public Policy, Policy & Society.


Organized by the EU Program, co-sponsored by the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society, the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, and the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, with the support of the Paul S. Sarbanes ‘54 Fund for Hellenism and Public Service