Mauro Calise

University of Naples

Mauro Calise is Professor of Political Science at the University of Naples Federico II. He also served as President of the Società Italiana di Scienza Politica (2008-10). He is the Editor and Director of the International Political Science Association Web Portal for Electronic Sources. He has taught and lectured throughout Italy, Europe, and the United States. His international activities include the International Political Science Association (Vice-President, 2000-2003); Visiting Professor, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris; Visiting Professor and Research Fellow, Cornell University; Research Fellow, Harvard Center for European Studies. He has published books, journal articles and newspaper columns in several areas, including state theory, political parties, executive elites, political communication and concept analysis. His recent interests focus on Internet epistemology and culture. He has developed and directed several web projects. His latest web project is Federica, an innovative e-learning platform. He is the co-author with Theodore J. Lowi of Hyperpolitics An Interactive Dictionary of Political Science (forthcoming, University of Chicago Press). Among his more recent Italian books are Fuorigioco. La sinistra contro i suoi leader (2013) and Il partito personale (2010). Since 1995 he has written a weekly column for the Naples daily Il Mattino. His latest book is La democrazia del leader (Laterza, 2016).

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