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Gianfranco Pasquino

Senior Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies

About

Gianfranco Pasquino is Senior Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies at The Johns Hopkins University SAIS Europe and Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Bologna. Pasquino was Professor of Political Science at the University of Bologna from 1969-2012. He was a member of the Italian Senate from 1983-1992 and from 1994-1996. He served as a parliamentary observer for the plebiscite (1988) and presidential elections (1989) in Chile. He was awarded the laurea honoris causa from the Catholic University of Cordoba, University of Buenos Aires and University de La Plata. Pasquino is also a member of the Editorial Board of the Enciclopedia Italiana, President of the Società Italiana di Scienza Politica and a member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei. He received the Conference Group on Italian Politics and Society (CONGRIPS) Life Achievement Award (2016). Pasquino received his MA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins SAIS (1967).

Publications
Politica e istituzioni (2016); Cittadini senza scettro (2015); La Costituzione in trenta lezioni (2015); co-editor Oxford Handbook of Italian Politics (2015); Finale di partita. Tramonto di una Repubblica (2013); La rivoluzione promessa. Lettura della costituzione Italiana (2011); Il Partito Democratico di Bersani. Profilo, persone, prospettive, co-editor (2010); Le parole della politica (2010); Una splendida cinquantenne. La Quinta Repubblica Francese, co-editor (2010); Nuovo corso di scienza politica (2009); Masters of Political Science, co-editor (2009); Strumenti della democrazia, editor (2007); Le istituzioni di Arlecchino (2007); Los poderes de los jefes de gobierno (2007); Sistemi politici comparati (2003, revised in 2004 and 2007); Il Dizionario di Politica, co-editor (2016 4th ed.). Pasquino is an editorial writer for il Corriere di Bologna and a frequent contributor of articles and reviews to academic journals, policy forums and news outlets.

 

Expertise

Regions

  • Europe
  • Italy
  • Latin America
  • Western Europe

Topics

  • Nation-building and Democratization
  • Terrorism

Languages

  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the News

The ideal of western liberal democracy and real democracies.

Senior Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies Gianfranco Pasquino wrote in Chinese Political Science Review, 6/3