Manuela Caiani is Associate professor at SNS in the department of social and political science. She has been assistant professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies of Wien. She has worked on several comparative projects on collective action and Europeanization and on right wing extremism. She received many research grants among which a Marie Curie and the Lazarsfeld Award for the coauthored (with della Porta and Wagemann) volume Mobilizing on the Extreme Right, Oxford University press, 2012. She wrote articles on several international journals among which Mobilization, Acta Politica, European Union Politics, South European Society and Politics. Among her recent publications are: “European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet” with L. Parenti, Ashgate 2013.