Sergio Fabbrini is currently Professor of Political Science and International Relations and Director of the School of Government at the Luiss Guido Carli in Rome where he is the holder of a Jean Monnet Chair. He served as Director of the Trento School of International Studies in the period 2006-2009 and Editor of the “Italian Journal of Political Science” (Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica) in the period 2004-2009. He is Recurrent Visiting Professor of Comparative and International Politics at the Department of Political Science and Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California at Berkeley. He was Jemolo Fellow at the Nuffield College, Oxford University, in the Spring Semester 2006. He was Jean Monnet Chair Professor at the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies, European University Institute in Florence, in the Fall Semester 2001 and Visiting Professor in the Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute in Florence, in 2004. He was Fulbright Professor at Harvard University in 1987-1988. He won the 2011 “Capalbio Prize for Europe”, the 2009 “Filippo Burzio Prize for the Political Sciences” and the 2006 Amalfi European Prize for the Social Sciences. He was the Editor of the 9-volumes series on “The Institutions of Contemporary Democracies” for the Italian publisher G. Laterza. He lectured, among others, in Canada (Carlton University), in Mexico (El Colegio de México, Mexico City), in Argentina (Universitad de Buenos Aires and Universitad Abierta Interamericana), in Ecuador (Quito Simon Bolivar University), in China (Nanjing University), in Japan (Osaka University, Tokyo Imperial University and Sapporo University), in Thailand (Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok), in the Philippines (University of Philippines-Diliman, Manila) and in several European universities. He is a referee for academic journals such as “American Political Science Review”, “Comparative Political Studies”, “Perspective on Politics”, “Political Behavior”, “European Journal of Political Research”, “West European Politics” and “European Political Science”. He was member of the Steering Committee of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Standing Group on European Union. He published fourteen books, two co-authored books and fourteen edited or co-edited books or journals’ special issues, and two hundred scientific articles and essays in seven languages in Comparative and European Government and Politics, American Government and Politics, International Relations and Foreign Policy, Italian Politics and Political Theory. His recent publications include: Addomesticare il Principe. Perché I leader contano e come controllarli, Venise, Marsilio, 2011; Compound Democracies: Why the United States and Europe Are Becoming Similar, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, second and revised edition; El ascenso del Principe democratico. Quién gobierna y como se gobiernan las democracias, Buenos Aires, Fondo de Cultura Economica, 2009; Politica comparata. Introduzione alle democrazie contemporanee, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2008; America and Its Critics: Vices and Virtues of the Democratic Hyperpower, Cambridge, Polity Press, 2008 (Italian version, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2006, second edition); (with Simona Piattoni, eds.), Italy in the European Union. Redefining National Interest in a Compound Polity, Lanham, Md, Rowman and Littlefield, 2007; (ed.); The United States Contested. American Unilateralism and European Dissent, London, Routledge, 2006; (ed.), Federalism and Democracy in the European Union and the United States. Exploring Post-National Governance, London, Routledge, 2005; (with V. Della Sala, eds), Italy between Europeanization and Domestic Politics. New York, N.Y. Oxford: Berghahn, 2004; (ed.), L'Unione Europea. Le istituzioni e gli attori di un sistema sovranazionale., Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2002; (with Francesc Morata, eds.), L'Unione Europea. Le politiche pubbliche, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2002.