Chair Political Sciences Department LUISS Guido Carli

Roberto D’Alimonte is professor of political science  at Luiss -Guido Carli in Rome and chair of the department of political sciences.  Until 2010 he has taught for over 30 years at the University of Florence, Italy.  Professor D’Alimonte has  been Ford Foundation Fellow at Yale and American Council of Learned Societies Fellow at Harvard  and  taught as visiting professor in the political science departments at Yale and  Stanford. At Stanford he has also given courses on Europe in the MBA program at the Graduate School of Business and he has been for many years a speaker in the  Stanford Business School’s Executive Program. Since 1995 he has taught at New York University Florence Center as adjunct professor. His most recent research interests have to do with political and electoral change in Western democracies. Since 2005 he has been the director of the Italian Center for Electoral Studies. Well-known  as a political journalist, Professor D’Alimonte covers political events for Il Sole 24 Ore, Italy’s major financial newspaper. He is often sought out by international media for commentary on current Italian and European affairs. His quotes have appeared in the New York Times, Financial Times , The Times, New Yorker, Le Monde,  Asahi Shimbun, Bloomberg, Reuters.