Paolo Graziano holds the position of Professor of Political Science at the University of Padua and serves as a Research Associate at the European Social Observatory in Brussels. His academic journey includes guest appointments at several prestigious institutions, such as Cornell University, the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, Sciences Po Paris, the University of Melbourne, the University of Washington, the European University Institute, the University of Roskilde, the University of Amsterdam, and the University of California Berkeley. He plays a pivotal role as the co-editor of Governance since 2018 and was the President during the 2019-2020 term for the APSA Conference Group on Italian Politics (CONGRIPS). Graziano’s research, which delves into European integration, public policy within Europe, social movements, and populist political factions, has been published or is forthcoming in a wide array of scholarly journals.