Andrea L. P. Pirro is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence. He is editor of the journal East European Politics (Routledge) and convenor of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Standing Group on Extremism & Democracy. His research interests include the relation between extremism and democracy, populism, Euroscepticism, and mobilisations in the electoral and protest arenas. His work appeared in different international journals as well as a number of edited volumes. He has authored the monograph The Populist Radical Right in Central and Eastern Europe: Ideology, Impact, and Electoral Performance (Routledge, 2015) and edited Special Issues of PACO – Partecipazione e Conflitto (with Donatella della Porta and Loris Caruso, 2017), Politics (with Paul Taggart and Stijn van Kessel, 2018), and European Societies (with Pietro Castelli Gattinara, 2019). He is a regular media commentator on populist and radical politics.
Research interests: radicalism, populism, euroscepticism, and political partiesHome page
Journal Article - 2018
Monograph - 2018