Maurizio Cotta


Maurizio Cotta is professor of political science at the University of Siena. He held visiting professorships at the University of Texas at Austin, the European University Institute, and the Central European University, and was visiting research fellow at the Center for European Studies of Harvard University. He is the co-author of Political Institutions of Italy (2007) and co-editor of The Nature of Party Government (2000), Parliamentary Representatives in Europe(2000), Democratic Representation: Diversity, Change and Convergence (2007), and Perspectives of National Elites on European Citizenship: A South European View (2011). He currently coordinates the Horizon 2020 research project EUENGAGE – Bridging the gap between public opinion and European leadership: Engaging a dialogue on the future path of Europe (2015-2018).

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