Gianfranco Pasquino

Gianfranco Pasquino

Senior Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies
European and Eurasian Studies
International Development

SAIS Europe

Expertise

Regions
  • Europe
  • Italy
  • Latin America
  • Western Europe
Topics
  • Terrorism
  • Nation-building and Democratization
Languages
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Background and Education

Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Bologna. Professor of Political Science, University of Bologna (1969-2012). Member of the Italian Senate 1983-1992: 1994-1996; has served as a parliamentary observer for the plebiscite (1988) and presidential elections (1989) in Chile; was awarded the laurea honoris causafrom the Catholic University of Cordoba, University of Buenos Aires and University de La Plata; 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. Professor Pasquino received the Conference Group on Italian Politics and Society (CONGRIPS) Life Achievement Award (2016). MA, International Relations, 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.); editorial writer for il Corriere di Bologna; frequent contributor of articles and reviews to academic journals, policy forums and news outlets.


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Spring 2018 
The course is m...
The course is meant to prepare the students to deal with the most important theoretical and substantive issues affecting the nature, functioning and transformation of the political systems of the developing world. It will be focused on the analysis of the most important regime-types: authoritarian, military, theocratic, and democratic, and of major political processes such as political development and social modernization, political transitions and democratic consolidations, state-building and state failures. It will draw from a wide range of cross-national and cross-regional cases. (Crossed listed International Relations/International Development) (T&H)
July 18, 2017 
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Gianfranco Pasquino, Senior Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies, wrote an article for The Cipher Brief titled "Italy Needs Russian Oil, Gas – and Courts Russians to Buy Its Luxury Goods."

April 10, 2017 
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Gianfranco Pasquino, Senior Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies, is quoted on The Daily Tribune in an article entitled "Italy populists suffer growing pains."

February 17, 2017 
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Gianfranco Pasquino, Senior Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies, is quoted on Chinagate in an article entitled "News Analysis: Italy political divisions could come to a head in Democratic Party leadership vote."

January 1, 2017 
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Gianfranco Pasquino, Senior Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies, is quoted on Adevarul in an article entitled "Populismul în crestere - vor supravietui democratiile? (in Romanian)."

November 29, 2016 
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Gianfranco Pasquino, Senior Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies, is interviewed by NewsR in an article entitled "Could the Italian referendum bring down the euro?."

October 3, 2016 
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Gianfranco Pasquino, Senior Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies, wrote a piece for Affarinternazionali entitled "Nessun allarmismo per l'esito del referendum italiano (in Italian)."

August 25, 2016 
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Gianfranco Pasquino, Senior Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies, is cited on Euobserver in an article entitled "Italy earthquake is test for Renzi."

August 18, 2016 
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Gianfranco Pasquino, Senior Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies, wrote a piece for Nol entitled "Elvennék a hatalmat az olasz szenátustól (in Hungarian)."

July 17, 2016 
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Gianfranco Pasquino, Senior Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies, wrote a piece on Il Giornale entitled "Ha segnato la storia, da anni considerato 'demodé' (in Italian)."

July 15, 2016 
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Gianfranco Pasquino, Senior Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies, will receive, from APSA , the "2016 Life Achievement Award."