Manuela Caiani

Manuela Caiani is Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and Sociology at the SNS (Scuola Normale Superiore) of Pisa-Florence. In April 2017 she got the ‘Italian Abilitazione’ for Full professor in Political Science and Political Sociology. Her research interests focus on: Right wing extremism and Populism in Europe and the USA, Europeanization and social movements, Political mobilization and the Internet, Qualitative methods of social research, Political violence and terrorism. She has been involved in several international comparative research projects (FP4, FP5, FP7) and coordinated research units for individual projects and grants (PRIN Project 2016-2019; Marie Curie 2011-13, FP7-PEOPLE-2009-IEF, n° 252957; Research Grant Jubilaumsfonds, ONB, Oesterreichische National Bank, 2010-2012, project n. 14035; Post-Doctoral TRA Fellowship, START Center, 2009, University of Maryland; Funding Award, CNR-Italian Research Council, 2005). She published in, among others, the following journals: EJPR, Mobilization, Acta Politica, European Union Politics, South European Society and Politics, RISP and for the following publishers: Oxford University press, Ashgate, Palgrave.