PhD in Political Science, is Professor at the University of Bologna. He has been member of the Executive Committee of the International Political Association and he was a co-founder and Treasurer of the International Public Policy Association. He is the co-editor of the journal Policy & Society, and of the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis. He specializes in public administration, public policy analysis, and comparative higher education. Actually his research focuses on governance dynamics and performance in higher education and education, policy design and policy change, policy instruments’ impact, the social role of Political Science, leadership as embedded function of policy-making.
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