Born in 1971, he graduated in Political Sciences from the University of Pavia (1995) and got a Ph.D. in Political and Social Sciences from the European University Institute of Fiesole (2002). He is Associate Professor in Political Science at the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Pavia, where he teaches “Elections and public opinion”, “Citizens, politics and media”, “Public opinion analysis” and “Political marketing and media”.
His research interests are related to electoral studies and political communication and particularly focused on electoral behaviour (national and local), representation, political and electoral partiticipation, public opinion, political communication and electoral campaigns. In addition to various articles, he wrote the books Città al voto (with G. Baldini, 2000), Alla ricerca del consenso (2004), Il cittadino-elettore in Europa e America. Studi in onore di Giacomo Sani (edited with R. Mannheimer and P. Segatti, 2009). He is member of the research group ITANES (Italian National Election Studies) and of the Nepocs (Network of European Political Communication Scholars).
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